Sharepoint Online Pdf Search RRS feed

  • Question

  • Can i upload pdf files to sharepoint document library reindex document library and get text fully searchable using regular enterprise search in sharepoint online.  Please let me know.


    Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:55 PM


  • If the PDf documents are text, yes. If they're images (e.g. scanned documents), then no, as it is an image, not text. If you used an OCR then they would also be text.

    Trevor Seward

    Office Servers and Services MVP

    Author, Deploying SharePoint 2016

    This post is my own opinion and does not necessarily reflect the opinion or view of Microsoft, its employees, or other MVPs.

    Friday, January 20, 2017 2:21 AM