How to Create OCR Documents (PC)
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Getting Started

Aligning Documents on the Scanner

Scanning Documents into OCR Format

Converting Files to Text


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Converting Files to Text

  • After clicking on the Finish button, the OCR Assistant will open.
  • The OCR Assistant allows the user to select language and document layout options.

  • Choose the desired language that you want the document converted into. Many diacritical marks will be recognized by the OCR software.

  • Leave the default OCR Engine selection at Presto! OCR.

  • Choose the Document Layout that is desired. The All Pages in one document selection will assemble all the pages that have been scanned into one document.

  • Choose Paragraph designation. If the Same as original document option is selected, the OCR software will maintain the original formatting and paragraph returns.

  • Click on the Recognize button to convert the document to an OCR file.

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