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I am using a this Query to search a Text from a BLOB field. I am getting results for .doc ,.xls, .ppt, .txt files. But I am unable to find any help for searching in a .docx or any 2007 Office file formats and also for PDF files in a BLOB fields.
The DB has no notion of searching inside of BLOBs in general, or of structured file formats specifically. You could extract the text from those documents and store it in an additional text field, which could then be searched by SQL. The Apache POI library can do this for Office file formats, and Apache PDFBox for PDFs.