doc viewer with search for dropbox?

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    hi guys

    am using dropbox and although the stock app views my word docs ok,
    there isnt a search function.

    anyone know of a good app that has this?

    thanks
    dan
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    The standard Dropbox app does have a search function, which is located at dropbox folder overview at the top, it even appears when browsing through folders. The search is always at the top of the file/folder overview. I feel like we are talking about different apps here :confused:
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    Edit:

    When opening Dropbox, this is how it looks like and it shows the search function on the top left corner. Perhaps you just haven't scrolled to the top of the file/folder overview?

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    hi
    yes i have tried that but i think it only searches for file names and i need to search through the docs themselves

    cheers
    dan
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    ok thanks will do
    cheers
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    hmz, according to the description, it supports MobileMe iDisk, google docs and dropbox
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    mmm ok. ive just mailed them about that.
    i need it to take over from the stock app nicely
    cheers
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    If office2 hd let's the user search through dropbox documents, than I have not said anything. ;)
    Last edited: May 10, 2011
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    if it doesn't, buy it, then complain and get a refund... free app.... *cough* lol
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    hi all

    went for office hd in the end - seems to be pretty good - has in doc search but not dropbox search - does link in with dropbox well

    cheers
    dan
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    There's a new app that might really help you called TopicLogic. It auto-tags all your data in dropbox and makes it accessible in topic groups and hierarchies on your iPhone or iPad.

    I use it and I am able to find and view documents so easily now!
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    hi Jimbo
    that does sound interesting thanks.
    will check it out
    cheers
    dan

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