I have a very long pdf document in iBooks and it won't let me search for text in it. I click the search button, type what I want to search and nothing happens. This happens every time, no matter what I type. Please help.

  • Are you sure the pdf allows searching ? Did you try searching on another device and did it work ? – iolsmit May 26 '13 at 23:38
  • I only have my iPad, no other device to check it on. I'm not sure if it's searchable or not, how do I make it searchable? – user50098 May 27 '13 at 0:21
  • If you don't have a computer to try your PDF it could be difficult to find out if it's searchable. PDFs can have different restrictions - like no printing or no searching; to remove these is often possible but a whole other story. If it's not text but images (e.g. from a scan) see this answer – iolsmit May 27 '13 at 14:58

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