In Adobe Reader there is an option Preferences › Categories › Search › [ ] 
Ignore Diacritics and Accents which you can tick to search on the underlying 
letter only.

If the search is for your own use only then this might be a solution rather 
than change the generated PDF.

> On 5 Aug 2023, at 20:16, Marcus Vinicius Mesquita 
> <> wrote:
> Dear List,
> I have a lot of latin words in a document with the length of the
> vowels indicated by diacritics, for example: fīlĭa.
> Is it possible somehow to make these words searchable without the diacritics?
> That is, if I make a search for filia in the final pdf file, fīlĭa
> would also be found?

Bruce Horrocks
Hampshire, UK

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