Searching PDFs for blacklisted terms

Subject: Searching PDFs for blacklisted terms
From: "Martinek, Carla" <CMartinek -at- zebra -dot- com>
To: "TechWhirl (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2021 15:27:36 +0000

If you work for a Global company, you may be aware of China's Patent & Advertising laws. There are certain terms that are blacklisted, and violations can result in fines and even sanctions against companies.

Is anyone aware of a tool that would allow you to search multiple PDFs and compare against a list of terms and flag instances?

We want to look at our published PDF files, hundreds of them, and some of which are quite old, and see if we can find anything that is a potential violation . Unfortunately, most of these files weren't created in XML/CMS, but in Frame, InDesign, and even other apps, so searching source files isn't the best option.



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