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Adobe Ifilter - Japanese Characters

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hi All


As I understand the Adobe Ifilter has the capabilities to index Tier 1 Languages ( English, French, German and Japanese) within PDF’s. Does this mean that users will be able to search Japanese characters within SharePoint and get PDF content in the results?


Has anyone had any experience in this? I’m guessing I will need the particular languages and character sets installed on the MOSS server but are there any other requirements?


Any feedback would be much appreciated.



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