grep all pdf files in a folder

for i in *.pdf; do echo --------$i-------; echo; pdftotext $i - | grep -i Yourpattern; done
This command is useful for searching through a whole folder worth of pdf files.
Sample Output

forwarding frame before CRC is checked (at end of frame)


By: fangfufu
2013-05-22 05:36:06

What Others Think

It's a quite helpful information to graph all pdf files in a single folder and this will avoid mixing of other files of the same name. Can you please guide me how I transfer pdf file into word. I have to buy dissertations online for my paper task. Hope you will help me with this.
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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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