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I am rather fan of okular software to view pdf. So that I am using it as embeded pdf viewer in to firefox web browser. I prefer it over the default pdf viewer of Firefox and Adobe Reader.

However, since months I use the Okular option, I have noticed that I am not able the search for string into the document :

  • Ctrl+F shortcut activates the Firefox search
  • Search via the Okular menu toggles the Search field but I am unable to provide any string input.

I wanted to know if there is any way to circumvent this ? (I have tested the same point with Adobre Reader as pdf viewer, there it works as expected)


(Kubuntu 14.04, KDE 4.13)

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Same question posted on KDE forum : forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=251&t=121169. –  BlackSad May 15 '14 at 21:38

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