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Text string search in txt file contents on iPhone

Explorer | Level 4

Hello! 

 

Can someone tell me if there's a feature in iPhone Dropbox app to search a text file contents for a specific string?

 

To be more precise: my passwords are stored in a text-file in dropbox. When I need one on iPhone I have to manually search for hundreds of strings with application passwords. Is there a way to do that like in browser with Ctrl+F? I just enter, for example, "Firefox" and it just finds a place in file with it

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Re: Text string search in txt file contents on iPhone

Helpful | Level 6

As far as I can tell, the app is missing this feature. I posted a request for this in the Dropbox forum if anyone wants to piggyback on that.

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Re: Text string search in txt file contents on iPhone

Explorer | Level 3

This is stupid - the problem is NOT solved, the can is kicked down the road as a "post for request"...  This type of functionality should be included - it's 2018, not 1992.  DropBox has possible the worst search engine on the planet.  They should be at least as good as Evernote, which has the best...

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Re: Text string search in txt file contents on iPhone

New member | Level 2
Use DocstoGo plus. It syncs with Dropbox and lets you edit and search all sorts of txt and office file types- and view pdf as well. The only iPhone app I purchased!
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