"Search the web" option in pdf right click menu

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I've been using Edge dev version for a while and it works great. The only thing I was missing from chrome is the "search the web for" option in the contextual menu of a PDF file (select a work and right click).

In normal webpage the search and also search in sidebar are working. But that seems to be missing for PDF files. (Chrome do have that option). I was wondering whether this would be added in the future. Thanks!

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Hi there,
Microsoft has officially confirmed that they are working on enabling web search and sidebar search for PDFs. When the sidebar search feature was first released to insiders, I reported to Microsoft that it doesn't work for PDFs. So, in the next update, they removed that option, and replied to me that they are working on this.
So, the feature's coming soon.