Adobe Acrobat'S Dictionary On Demand

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Displaying the Search/Find Window Pane

When a PDF is opened in the Acrobat Reader (not in a browser), the tìm kiếm window pane may or may not be displayed. To lớn display the search/find window pane, use "Ctrl+F".

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When the Find window opens, follow these steps & refer to Figure 1 below:

Click the gear icon on the right side of the box.Select the drop down chiến thắng - "Open Full Acrobat Search".

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Search Options

There are several ways to search for information within a PDF document. These include the following:

Basic SearchAdvanced Search

Basic search Options

To execute a basic search request complete the following steps:

Type your tìm kiếm term(s) inside the "text box" in the Find dialog box.Select the Next or Previous buttons to lớn move through the search results.

Advanced tìm kiếm Options

To get to lớn the Advanced tìm kiếm feature, click on the gear icon on the right side of the text box.

Brief explanation of the options available in the advanced tìm kiếm are:

Match Exact Word Or Phrase - Searches for the entire string of characters, including spaces, in the same order in which they appear in the text box.

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Match Any Of The Words - Searches for any instances of at least one of the words typed. For example, if you search for each of, the results include any instances in which one or both of the two words appear: each, of, each of, or of each.

Note: You cannot run wildcard searches using asterisks (*) or question marks (?) when searching PDF indexes.

Click "Show More Options" near the bottom of the tìm kiếm window pane khổng lồ display the advanced tìm kiếm information. Lớn execute an advanced tìm kiếm request complete the following steps:

Type your search term(s) inside the "text box" where you are asked:"What word or phrase would you like to tìm kiếm for?"Select an option from the drop down thực đơn for "Return results containing:"Click the "Search" button to lớn execute the tìm kiếm request.

Sample search Request Using Advanced tìm kiếm Options

For the purposes of this example, steps are provided to illustrate how to lớn execute a tìm kiếm request for finding information about diazinon and kaolin in a PDF document. Assume that a PDF document is opened in the browser. If the search window pane is not displayed, please refer back to "Displaying the search Window Pane" for assistance.

The tìm kiếm Criteria

Below are the steps lớn be followed for completing a search request to lớn find information about diazinon và kaolin. Refer khổng lồ Figure 2.

Click "Show More Options" near the bottom of the tìm kiếm window pane. (Step 1)Select "Match Any Of The Words" from the drop down menu for "Return results containing:" (Step 2)Type "diazinon kaolin" inside the "text box" where you are asked: What word or phrase would you lượt thích to tìm kiếm for?" (Step 3)Click the "Search" button to execute the search request. (Step 3)Figure 2