Is there any pdf reader that supports word searching with regular expression?

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Is there software to allow me to search a PDF file with Regex?

I sometimes would like to search some particular words in a PDF file, however there are always a lot of unwanted words for me. For instance, when I would like to find “scala” in a PDF paper, I always come across “scalable”, “scalability” or something like that. So I’m wondering whether there exists some reader that supports searching words with regular expressions.

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Method 1

Windows

With regex search:

Without regex search:

Other:

  • grepWin, it supports regex, but doesn’t support PDF files yet.

Linux

Without regex search:

  • pdfgrep (no GUI, available via apt-get) (Free and Open Source)

Related question: Is there software to allow me to search a PDF file with Regex?

Method 2

Our PDF viewer has regex searching (see http://www.jpedal.org/PDFblog/2012/03/search-pdf-files-with-regular-expressions-generating-teasers/)

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