How to recognize text in scanned documents

Scan documents from a variety of MFP devices, recognize text from images, and send the searchable PDF files into a specified folder.

  1. Create a workflow using an MFP component to scan documents, the OCR component, and the Send to Folder route component.
  2. Activate the OCR component on the General tab of the component configuration dialog box.
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  3. On the General tab, select to output OCR text to a File in PDF
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  4. Configure the PDF settings as necessary on the PDF tab.
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  5. In the Setup Zoned OCR dialog box, create a zone for recognition of the document title on the first page of each document, choosing the corresponding settings in the Pages tab.
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  6. Pass the zone value as an RRT for the Send to Folder component to use in the document rename schema.
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When the walk-up MFP user enters a preconfigured function key on the control panel of the MFP device, the PDF document with the corresponding title as a name is routed directly into the specified folder.