EndNote20: Search the attached PDF's of multiple references


I have multiple references (journal articles) that have the attached PDF with them. Is there any way of searching through all of them to find a specific keyword or phrase within the PDF, without opening each one and searching manually?

Kind of like searching for a word in the journal’s title etc, but within the attached PDF. Does that make sense?



You can do an Advanced Search in EndNote and set the field option to PDF and EndNote will search the contents of the PDF’s attached to the references in your library for the word or phrase you enter.

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