Adobe Acrobat v. 6 Incorporates Lextek's Onix Search Technology

May 30, 2003

Lextek International has announced that its Onix Text Indexing and Retrieval Engine has been incorporated into the Adobe Acrobat v. 6.0 family of products. The Adobe Acrobat family of products includes Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Professional, Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Standard, Adobe Acrobat Elements 6.0, and Adobe Reader 6.0. As a part of Acrobat 6.0, Onix allows Acrobat 6.0 users to search a folder of Acrobat PDF files for any word or phrase. Searches can be on your local computer, on any computer on your LAN. Bringing its indexing and searching capabilities to the Acrobat 6.0 product line, Onix assists users and allows them to search through their PDF files and collections. Onix also enables Acrobat or users to search additional elements of PDF files, including document structure, bookmarks, annotations, and metadata. In addition to its use in Acrobat v. 6.0, Onix is used in a variety of computer applications, from electronic publishing, document management, and imaging applications to Web crawlers, search engines, and mail routers. The Onix full text indexing and retrieval toolkit provides flexibility and speed to applications that manage enormous amounts of text. Onix supports a variety of index formats, allowing developers to tailor the toolkit to fit their application. Standard boolean operators are supported, along with range searches, phrase searches, and proximity searches.