Can you do a search for keywords within a PDF?

I wanted to do a search for keywords within a PDF, is that possible with bubble?

or would I need an add-on that can read through PDFs
or turn each PDF file into text?

What do you guys/gals think?

@Ryan, there are probably several ways to do this, one of them is by using the plugin PDF.js Text Extraction. It is quite easy to do:

  1. For the example I added a file uploader to the page:


  1. After that, create a workflow like this:



  1. In the last image of step 2 use regex to check and/or extract data.

Best Regards,

MVP Design

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Thank you for clear instructions! I appreciate it!

I found another tool that extracts PDFs to text as well

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