Pending Review
Last Updated: 05 Mar 2020 15:05 by ADMIN
Created on: 03 Mar 2020 19:46
Category: PDFViewer
Type: Feature Request
Searching large PDF files causes page to freeze


I have an 8mb PDF files that I need to be able to search, however when I click on the search tool the entire page starts responding.

This issue happens in your hosted demo. It seems to come as a result of images in the PDF.

What do I need to do to have it work properly?



1 comment
Posted on: 05 Mar 2020 15:05

Hello, Greg,

Indeed, there is an issue with searching in this large data scenario. The reason is that once the search tool is opened, the PDF Viewer renders the entire content (initially the component only renders a small subset of hte pages). Then, the search itself works with regex, which would be inevitably slow operation in a large document. 

I'm converting this thread to a Feature Request, in order to investigate an alternative of the searching functionality and enhance it.

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