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It is possible to do it, but Acrobat tends to have problems with scripts that need to process a lot of information, like a file with 500 pages.
There are some workaround that make it easier, but it's "iffy". A better approach is to use a stand-alone tool. I've developed such a tool so if you're interested in it feel free to contact me privately at try6767 at gmail.com and we'll discuss the details.
One option of doing it in Acrobat is by utilizing the results of the Advanced Search tool, which can be exported to a CSV file and then used to extract the pages where matches were found. See: Custom-made Adobe Scripts: Acrobat -- Print or Extract Pages from CSV Search Results
Hi, would the advanced search tool only search the comments field or the entire pdf. I'm afraid that my keyword choices would interfere with whats in the pdf and pull pages I didn't want.
Do individual pages have any metadata that can be scraped and used to pull the pages?
It searches the static contents of the file. You can tell it to also search bookmarks and/or comments, if you wish.
Individual pages don't have metadata information, only the file as a whole. Not sure how that would help, though...