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Optical Character Recognition
Viewed 883 times since Fri, Jan 3, 2014
When you scan a document, you create an image file. Even though the image seems to have text, to the computer it is just a picture. Optical character recognition (OCR) is a process which extracts text from a scanned image. It does this by looking for... Read More
OCR Accuracy
Viewed 806 times since Fri, Jan 3, 2014
OCR accuracy can be very good. Follow these guidelines to keep accuracy as high as possible. Handwriting OCR can only recognize typewritten text, not handwriting. Page Orientation OCR requires that the page be upright. If your scanner always produces... Read More
Job Advanced Options
Viewed 800 times since Tue, Jul 29, 2014
These advanced options are available when you add or edit a conversion job (Jobs tab > New/Edit > Advanced tab). OCR Options These options relate to how OCR will be performed. Make Searchable PDF Run OCR to make the PDF searchable. If you don't... Read More