An IFilter is a plugin that allows Microsoft's search engines to index various file formats (as documents, email attachments, database records, audio metadata etc.) so that they become searchable.

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How effective is Adobe ifilter for extracting text from scan\image in a pdf? SharePoint2010

How effective is Adobe ifilter for extracting text from scan\image in a pdf? does it give 100% result or it can have its own limitations. I am asking this because we have migrated a huge set of ...
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Removing “<pdf:Producer>” from HitHighlighting results in Sharepoint with Foxit PDF IFilter

In my search results, I am getting something like this included in the HitHighlight section of the result item in the "Search Core Results" web part: <pdf:Producer>Microsoft® Word 2010 ...
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Can't crawl Excel 2003 files from SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm and am crawling the contents of a legacy SharePoint 2007 farm on the same network domain. I am getting the following error crawling Excel 2003 files (i.e. xls format) ...
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Can I get an email's attachment filenames as crawled properties from the SharePoint 2010 .MSG IFilter?

I would like to retrieve a .msg file's attachment names as a managed property so we can filter on it. Does SharePoint 2010's MSG IFilter expose this info? If not, does anyone know of a 3rd-party ...
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SharePoint 2007 unable to display pdf icon in old content

I've an issue on display pdf icon in SharePoint 2007, pdf icon should be display on the hyperlink created in Rich Text Editor. I tried to add the pdf icon (downloaded from adobe ...