HOW TO OCR RENDERABLE TEXT IN PDF
Adobe Acrobat can perform the OCR, even correct the suspected OCR errors during the recognition. In Acrobat X Pro or Acorbat XI Standard: 1. Open PDF in. Sometimes when I try to run OCR on my documents, I get a message that says, cannot run OCR as this page contains renderable text. What is that and how. This is the process for running OCR on a PDF so that it is searchable, using point to “OCR Text Recognition,” and then point to “Recognize Text Using OCR.
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Fix the OCR error Could Not Perform Recognition in Acrobat
In the ” Save As ” box, Choose ” File name: I just did a test page and renerable worked, so exciting. Some of these suggestions should work, but So, my best advice is for people to follow one of the primary rules for asking questions on-line: Thanks for your feedback.
This page contains renderable text. Anyway, thank you for posting that workaround.
This seems to be a recurring problem. Using this technique, it is possible to obtain a searchable and text-select-able document while preserving the original image of the scanned document, if desired. Right click on the file and choose the appropriate context menu rendderable I was asked to rekey every manual and thought to myself, ‘no way.
I don’t know why it won’t save. Anonymous February 6, at Of course there is still always the convert to TIFF and back method but that will rasterize and pixelate your graphics.
Anna Bergevin October 20, at Does this answer your question? You saved the day and a whole lot of work for me! I tried several experiments and could not discern any image degradation after a full export and re-import operation. You should be able to answer that question yourself. Thank you Grant for this insightful and detailed technique. That’s all that it’s for. Robertson September 12, at I do not recommend the plain “Searchable Image” output hw because it produces really poor quality character renderings.
After OCR using this method, I am seeing few wording are not selecting perfectly. Install the XPS printer driver if you don’t already have it on your computer: Just after posting my earlier comment I found a solution in my Nitro Professional free trial: Bookmarks should be retained during OCR.
Adobe Acrobat: “Renderable Text” |
I hope this helps. I haven’t had time to try it yet, but you might try the following. There are several actions that can help in reducing page image size, but some testing will be required to determine what final image will be acceptable. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.
Adobe Acrobat: “Renderable Text”
Anonymous June 16, at 3: However when I went to actually print the document, the top portion of the email was stripped out. I am glad this trick has helped you.
Some of the documents that cause the “renderable text” error look as if they txet generated by a computer “born digital,” as some are saying these days but either some of the text is not selectable or it is selectable but the copied text is gibberish.
I haven’t performed similar tests on mostly-image documents at this time. Without it checked, the pages will be cropped.
To summarize, this is what you can do to have the bookmarks in the OCRed ih Also, there is the occasional difficult page: Perhaps that is why I get the message ‘This page contains renderable text’ The original also has the bookmarks, which I lost in the regenerated image file, after following instructions in post 6.
Robertson October 20, at What is wrong with the Word document?
Also when I added my Exhibit Label and printed to pdf, all looked fine on screen. About Me Grant Robertson.
I was not using Acrobat tools as they were intended to be used. Posted by Grant Robertson at