Re: searching pdf files from a specific page onwards
On Sun, Apr 06, 2008 at 09:28:20PM -0400, Kamaraju S Kusumanchi wrote:
> I currently use kpdf for viewing pdf files. I have tried other pdf viewers
> (acroread, xpdf etc.,) some time back and settled on to kpdf as it sucked
> less. Is there any pdf viewer out there which has the following feature?
> Say I have a document of 400 pages. Now I search for a word and say there is
> a hit in pg 250. Now if I search for another word, kpdf starts searching
> from pg 250 onwards. However, I would like the new search to start from pg
> 100 (or worst case scenario - from pg 1 onwards). This is all the more
> painful because kpdf does not have a "backward search" feature. Is there a
> pdf viewer which can do this? What pdf viewer do you think is better in
> terms of available search features?
Sorry, I'm at my VT520 now so can't try it, but I think in the menu's
there's a search dialog with check boxes as opposed to just the search
bar in thumbnails. If so, you can add that to the toolbar.
Worst case, you can go back to page one (there's a button to do this)
and run search then. I think that by default, it starts the search from
the currently displayed page.