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Michael W. Jan 04, 2017 12:12PM PST

Can PDF's that have been inserted be searched? Does Outline have an OCR functionality in regards to PDF's? I have tried to search for text contained within a PDF I have inserted but it doesn't seem to work...

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Valya Jan 09, 2017 09:49PM PST OUTLINE Helping Hand
Hi Michael,

Thanks for reaching out!

And apparently we don't have text recognition for PDFs, that's why we cannot search the text in PDF.
I can only suggest a workaround with copy-pasting the text from PDF using some another app to include it to your Outline notes.
However if you have a lot of PDFs it will be rather time-consuming.
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Zane Smith Jul 18, 2017 10:53AM PDT
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