Version 2 (modified by deltroo, 8 years ago) (diff)


Search wiki and ticket attachments (.pdf, .doc,.ppt,...)


This plugin allows text integral search in attachments.

  • adds a new Attachments source to the search page
  • presents an excerpt of the documents in the result page
  • supports any format with a command line tool for plain text conversion (filter command)

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for SearchAttachmentsPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out SearchAttachmentsPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


searchattachments.* = enabled

swish = /usr/bin/local/swish-e
filter.doc = /usr/local/bin/catdoc -b "%s" > "%s"
filter.ppt = /usr/local/bin/catppt "%s" > "%s"
filter.pdf = /usr/bin/pdftotext "%s" "%s"


path to the swish-e command on your system.


command to use for converting a non-text format to text. The command takes a file as input (first %s) and writes the generated a text file in a file (second %s):

Recent Changes

[14470] by rjollos on 2015-02-27 22:50:21
Branching for Trac 1.0.
[13178] by rjollos on 2013-05-20 09:40:01
Fixes #3064: Fixed incorrect import.
[13177] by rjollos on 2013-05-20 09:38:17
Fixes #1857: Fixed typo of section name in README. Thanks to sassyn@… for spotting this.


Author: deltroo