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Providence: A Few Error Messages

This is a guide for CA users who might not have direct access to the hardware on which their database is set up. If you work with a large collection or your organization’s structure doesn’t allow you direct access to your server, these are some tips for the types of problems that can occur and […]

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How to make sure your PDFs are Searchable

CollectiveAccess is finicky! In order to make sure your PDFs are searchable, you need to pay attention to a few things. 1)What version of CollectiveAccess are you using? PDFs are only searchable if you are using Providence 1.4 or (or later versions) and Pawtucket 2 (or later versions). 2)What software did you use to create your PDF?  […]