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We have an application called GSIS and we get scanned images it tiff format, the scanned pages are sometimes in 100's number and it becomes difficult to find names of a particular person in it. Can any one help me on how to use CTRL F option for tiff files.

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The only way that I am aware of is to OCR (Optical Character Recognition, basically "read" the documents in to a text based format) the images and then search the results (you would need to index the resultant docs).  There are some commercial Document managment systems that will do this (especially as you are talking about quite large quantaties).
You could try converting them into PDF, but I not sure that you can search acreoss many PDF's

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Please follow the information provided below:

If all the pages are being fed through ADF and if image format is TIFF, then you may require another application to view the multi page TIFF image. If you're using ScandAll 21 or ScandAll Pro application for scanning, you have to choose multi page scan option in Batch Scan Setting. Please follow the help contents provided in the scanning application.

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