Searching for PDF text within a text resource using the illumira Search Option
A benefit of uploading a PDF resource using illumira is the text search capability that illumira provides. The text in the uploaded PDF files* is searchable enabling users to search for PDF text from the illumira search bar. Thus users can not only search PDF title and metadata but also any available text within the PDF document.
Searching for PDF text using the illumira search bar.
When a search term is provided by a user the returned results can include references of the searched term in PDF text where applicable.
Click on the search icon to open the search-box.
Input the required search term. Users have the option to search for a single word or a phrase. Users can also select if the search results should have the the same case as the search term. The searched term is highlighted for reference.