I am running a SharePoint 2010 search with the search criteria of "pdf". As I would expect, I get all pdf documents in my site collection back in the Search result set.

What's interesting is that I also have a MS Word document come up in my Search results. I opened it and search for "pdf" and nothing was found in the word document. Even more interesting, I opened the MS Word document in Notedpad and viola I can see the phrase "pdf" in the document.

Any idea why an MS Word document would contain "pdf"?

  • Well what is around where it says PDF? – Sam Sussman Jan 9 '13 at 18:59
  • This question may be better served on something like the Microsoft Office Forums as it is not really SharePoint related. – Jesus Shelby Jan 10 '13 at 2:40

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