[CentOS] OT: .doc,.xls,.pdf,.ppt (etc.) string parser/indexers

Rajagopal Swaminathan raju.rajsand at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 03:36:44 UTC 2009


On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 10:50 PM, Les Mikesell<lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have experience with linux tools to parse the text from
> common non-text file formats for searching?  I'm trying to use the
> kinosearch add-on for twiki which is fine as far as the search goes, but
> it takes forever to generate the index.

I am not sure this answers your query to the point.

But I have seen Lucene .net SDK (With extensions to scour .doc, .odt,
.pdf etc.) to very good effect and pretty decent performance.


Thanks and Regards


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