Starting ABBYY Hot Folder opens the feature's main window. Use the buttons on the toolbar to set up, copy, delete, and start folder processing tasks. You can also view detailed reports for each folder.
To create a new task, click the New button on the toolbar. The ABBYY Hot Folder Wizard will guide you through setting up a hot folder.
For details, see Creating a Task.
To see messages notifying you that tasks have been completed,
click on the toolbar.
A notification message will be displayed in a pop-up window above the Windows taskbar.
The ABBYY Hot Folder main window displays a list of set-up tasks. For each task, the full path to the corresponding hot folder is displayed, together with its current status and the scheduled processing time.
Tasks may have the following statuses:
|Running||The images in the folder are being processed.|
|Waiting||Waiting for the previous task to finish.|
|Scheduled||You chose to check the hot folder for images only once at start time. The start time is indicated in the Next Start Time column.|
|Watching||ABBYY FineReader will process images in this folder as they come in.|
|Stopped||Processing has been stopped by the user.|
|Completed||Finished processing images in this folder.|
|Error||An error occurred when processing images in this folder. ABBYY FineReader did not complete the processing tasks. To find out the cause of the error, select the failed folder and click the View Log button on the toolbar.|
You can save any task for future use:
To load a previously saved task: