Re: [greenstone-users] Full text search: PDF files

From sw64@cs.waikato.ac.nz
DateWed, 21 Mar 2007 11:58:45 +1200 (NZST)
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Full text search: PDF files
In-Reply-To (7-0-1-0-2-20070318074733-0465c8a0-namweb-com-na)
Hello Renate,

> I have built a collection from a CDS/ISIS database with some of the
> entries having a link to the full text as a PDF document. I built
> it with Greenstone running on Windows.
> However, it is not possible to search for the words in the full text.

Have you checked whether the pdf file was processed by Greenstone (please
see the output massage in the Create panel), and it contains text rather
than images. If possible, send us the output messages.

> Any reason for this? Would it be possible if I build it with
> Greenstne on Linux?

There should be no difference.

Regards
Shaoqun