Taking Into Account Some of the Features of Your Paper Document

OCR quality greatly depends on the quality of the source image. Consider the following elements to ascertain whether you will get the scanning results you desire:

  • Print Type
    Various devices may be used to produce printed documents, such as typewriters or faxes. Recognition quality for these documents may vary. This section provides recommendations for selecting the right print type.
  • Print Quality
    OCR quality may be greatly impaired by “noise” that sometimes occurs on poor quality documents. This section provides recommendations for scanning these documents.
  • Document Languages
    A document may contain text written in multiple languages. This section provides recommendations for selecting recognition languages.

Taking Into Account Some of the Features of Your Paper Document