Searching with quotation marks in Adobe Reader

Here is your Flare Tip Tuesday for the week…

Today we had a customer come asking us where a particular feature was documented in the PDF guide. We had instructed them to search for the phrase they needed using quotation marks. It turns out that if you use quotation marks to search for content in a PDF document, salve you won’t get any results.

So, here if you are creating HTML5 output from MadCap Flare, order users SHOULD use quotes to search for a phrase. However, if you are creating a PDF document (from Flare or otherwise), users CANNOT use quotes to search for a phrase.

Now you know. <grin>

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