Component to search in a pdf file

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I am planning to build a document management system, and wonder if there is a component that can be included in my program and helps me to search for a keyword inside a pdf file.
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In a Windows system, in indexing, in File Types, PDF must be set for content searching. In addition, I use the Foxit iFilter.

So these settings must be set for all your users' machines.
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What kind of program or language?

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Is it possible to have a sample of codes.

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I have a choice between Java and dBASE...
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Have you looked at https://pdfbox.apache.org/
- Apache PDFBox™ library is an open source Java tool for working with PDF documents
- ...ability to extract content from documents
- One of the main features of PDFBox is its ability to quickly and accurately extract text from a variety of PDF documents.  https://pdfbox.apache.org/1.8/cookbook/textextraction.html

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