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
--------Lecture_VIII_LinkLayer.pdf-------

forwarding frame before CRC is checked (at end of frame)
--------Lecture_VII_IP.pdf-------

--------Lecture_VI_NetworkLayer.pdf-------

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

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