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Re: [swish-e] FW: Question about searching for PDF documents using Swish-e

From: at <Michael>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:40:50 -0500
Okay I took a look at both of your links and I have no clue what I am doing. They are not really helping me. 

Here is my configuration file: 

# Include our site-wide configuration settings:
IncludeConfigFile swish-e.config

# Define the program to run
IndexDir ./

# Pass in the top-level directory to index
# (here we specify the current directory)
SwishProgParameters .

# Swish can index a number of different types of documents.
# .config are text, and .pdf are converted (filtered) to xml:
IndexContents TXT .config
IndexContents XML .pdf

# Since the pdf2xml module generates xml for the PDF info fields and
# for the PDF content, let's use MetaNames
# Instead of specifying each metaname, let's let swish do it automatically.
UndefinedMetaTags auto

# Show what's happening

IndexReport 3

# end of example

I then configured it by doing the swish-e -c swish-e.conf command but all I got was this.

err: Couldn't open the configuration file 'example4.config': No such file or directory

What am I doing wrong? 

All i am trying to do is get PDF docs or words within a PDF to show up in my output. The anchors haven not been of any help. 


> Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:35:19 -0500
> From: peter(at)
> To: users(at)
> Subject: Re: [swish-e] FW: Question about searching for PDF documents using Swish-e
> On 3/24/14 11:49 AM, Michael Lopez wrote:
> >
> > What would be the best way to search for a pdf within a directory or a
> > word within a pdf directory? What is the correct anchor?
> >
> there are examples in the conf/ directory of the source distribution.
> Look at
> for example.
> -- 
> Peter Karman  .  .  peter(at)
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