Search inside documents

Hello, We want to be able to search within attachments (word/ppt/pdf), similarly to typing a keyword in dropbox or google drive and getting results based on the presence of that word or phrase. PDF to text conversion is not a great solution for us since we have upwards of 3000 records and each record contains 2 attachments on average. Has anyone found a working solution?

MiniExtensions offers the ability to extract text from PDF files, which you can then search:

Also, I’ve heard excellent things about DocParser from multiple sources, which does the same thing but offers much more customizability:

DocParser is also fully supported by Integromat, which is my personal favorite automation platform:

If you need help setting any of this up & you have a budget to hire an expert Airtable consultant, feel free to contact me through my website:

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