Selecting the Scanning Interface

ABBYY FineReader can communicate with a scanner in the following ways:

1. Via the ABBYY FineReader interface.

In this case, the ABBYY FineReader interface is used to set up scanning mode. The following settings are available:

  • Resolution, Brightness, and Color Mode.
  • Image preprocessing options:
    1. Detect page orientation. Enable this feature to automatically detect page orientation while scanning.
    2. Split dual pages. Enable this feature to automatically split dual pages into separate images.
    3. Enable image preprocessing. Enable this feature to perform automatic processing of scanned images.
  • Multi-page document scanning options:
    1. Use the Automatic Document Feeder (ADF)
    2. Apply automatic duplex scanning (if supported by the scanner)
    3. Set the page scanning delay in seconds.

    Note. The Use ABBYY FineReader interface option may not be available for some scanner models.

2. Via a TWAIN interface or the scanner’s WIA driver.

In this case, scanning options are selected from the scanner driver’s dialog box. Consult the technical documentation provided with the scanner for more information about the dialog box and its components.

Important! Consult the scanner manual for proper setup. Make sure to install the software supplied with the scanner.

The ABBYY FineReader scanning interface is used by default.

To change the scanning interface:

  1. Open the Options dialog box from the Scan/Open tab (Tools>Options…).
  2. Set the toggle switch in the Scanner group to either: Use ABBYY FineReader interface or Use native interface.

Selecting the Scanning Interface