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I am reading this book on Scribd. How can I look for a keyword in this document?

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The first portion of my answer has nothing to do with your question, but I thought I'd mention it as an FYI.

According to the support desk at Scribd ctrl + f is only supported if "the document's publisher has allowed copying/pasting from the document." This is a bug they are currently trying to resolve.

Your best bet is to go to "Edit" or "Tools" in your web browser's menu and click "Find" to search for a particular keyword.

  • Thanks, searching using the find function of the browser didn't work, but good to know that Scribd's ctrl + f isn't supposed to always work (they should probably add some warning in their UI when search is disabled). – Franck Dernoncourt Jan 19 '14 at 15:35
  • @FranckDernoncourt What web browser did you use (I used Firefox)? I had to wait until the entire document loaded before finding a keyword in the document, which was ensured by scrolling through the entire document to see that all pages loaded. Counter intuitive I know, but it works to extent. Glad to have helped! – Rob Jan 20 '14 at 1:07

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