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  Asked By: Jackson    Date: Oct 04    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1211

I want to create IFilter for PDF scanned document in sharepoint, if any one
created in .Net please sned me the source or help me to create this .



4 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Bailey Lewis     Answered On: Oct 04

Searching pdf  Files in SPSv2 (TR)(Original Article Submitted By: Zandy Garrard,
Magenic Technologies Posted On: 9/5/2003 )

Searching the content of PDF files is not a feature that SharePoint enables
right out of the box; there are a couple of things you need to do first. 1.
Install the IFilter for the PDF files. The IFilter is located at Adobe's Web
site. You should install this on your server that is running the index
component. If you are uncertain as to which server is running your index
component, go to the SharePoint Central Administration and click on Configure
Server Topology. This page will show you all the servers in your farm and which
components are running on which servers. 2. On your portal that has the PDF
files, go to Site Settings: Configure Search and Indexing: Include File Types.
Add PDF as a file extension. 3. Re-index your indexes. A couple of other items
to note to put the finishing touches on your portal. 1. You’ll notice that now
when you do a search and a PDF file is returned, it won’t have that nice icon
next to it. What you need to do is add the gif file of the pdf icon to the
\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server
Extensions\60\Template\Images directory. This needs to be a 16x16 gif file and
it needs to be called PDF16.gif. I got my icon (.gif file) from Adobe's Web
site. 2. When you view your document  library that has your pdf files in it, they
won’t display the PDF icon. You actually need to go somewhere different to
manage this. Open up your DOCICON.xml file located at \Program Files\Common
Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\60\Template\XML. Under the “By
Extension” node add a new node for your PDF icon. It's best simply to copy one
of the existing mapping nodes, but it should look something like this: <Mapping
Key="pdf" Value="pdf16.gif"/>. Now, reset IIS and your PDF files in your
document libraries should now display the correct icons. I hope you found this
article clear and useful. If you have any questions about this article or you
just want to chat about SharePoint, either email me at ZandyG@... or use
discussion boards on this forum.

Answer #2    Answered By: Quentin Cummings     Answered On: Oct 04

Why do you need to create  one. There is one available free of cost from

Get it from: www.adobe.com/.../detail.jsp?ftpID=2611

Answer #3    Answered By: Bhoomi Chabaria     Answered On: Oct 04

It doesn't do scanned  docs, only those created from a text source  (like a Word
doc). To do scanned, you need an OCR component for the iFilter.

Naweed Akram <naweed@...> wrote:
Why do you need to create  one. There is one available free of cost from

Get it from: www.adobe.com/.../detail.jsp?ftpID=2611

Answer #4    Answered By: Richa Verma     Answered On: Oct 04

Where can i gey OCR component for IFilter so that scanned  documents can be

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