PDF viewer search function unreliable

I found the search function in the new PDF viewer to be unreliable with phrases (strings with with a whitespace in them). For example, if I search for "information search" within the PDF of this article 10.1080/01449290110069383, there is no match even though the phrase appears in the abstract already (I will keep looking for an OA article where this occurs as well).

The phrase can be found with other PDF viewers (e.g. macOS Preview or Acrobat Reader DC).

I suspect this has something to do with the way whitespace is encoded within that particular PDF because phrases can be found fine in other PDFs.
  • Yes, it would be specific to individual PDFs. If you're having a problem with a given PDF, email it to support@zotero.org with a link to this thread.
  • Thanks for reporting. We are aware about the issue. It will be fixed later this year.
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