Click File>Save Document As>PDF
Document or the Save button on the main toolbar. Click the arrow near the
Save button and choose a saving format from the list. If
there is no suitable format in the list, click Save to other
formats…, and, in the dialog box that opens, select the desired
Tip. Additional saving options are available in the
Options dialog box: select Tools>Options…,
click the Save tab, and then click the PDF tab.
The saving options on this tab are grouped into the following
From the Default paper size drop-down list, choose the
paper size to be used for saving in PDF format.
Depending on how you are planning to use your
electronic document, select one of the best option below:
Text and pictures only
This option saves only the recognized text and the associated
pictures. The page will be fully searchable and the size of the PDF
file will be small. The appearance of the resulting document may
slightly differ from the original.
Text over the page image
This option saves the background and pictures of the original
document and places the recognized text over them. Usually, this
PDF type requires more disk space than Text and pictures
only. The resulting PDF document is fully searchable. In some
cases, the appearance of the resulting document may slightly differ
from the original.
Text under the page image This option saves the
entire page image as a picture and places the recognized text
underneath. Use this option to create a fully searchable document
that looks virtually the same as the original.
Page image only This option saves the exact image of
the page. This type of PDF document will be virtually
indistinguishable from the original but the file will not be
Depending on the save mode you select, some of the
following options will become available:
Retain text and background colors Select this option
to retain the font color and background when saving in PDF.
Keep headers and footers
Preserves headers and footers in the output document.
Enable Tagged PDF (compatible with Adobe Acrobat 5.0 and
Select this option to add PDF tags into the output PDF document.
Apart from text and pictures, PDF files can contain information
about the document structure such as logical parts, pictures, and
tables. This information is encoded in PDF tags. A PDF file
equipped with PDF tags may be reflowed to fit different screen
sizes and will display well on handheld devices.
Important! If your recognized document contains text in
Hebrew or Yiddish, you cannot create a tagged PDF file.
Use Mixed Raster Content
Select this option to retain the visual quality of the text and the
pictures in a highly compressed document.
If your document contains a large number of pictures, the
resulting file may be very large. You can reduce its size by
selecting picture settings manually in the Image Quality
To change the image saving parameters, click Custom…. In
the Custom Picture Settings dialogue box, the desired
parameters and click ОК.
If you don't want to save images in the recognized text, make
sure the Keep pictures option is clear.
You can use either the standard Acrobat fonts or the fonts
installed on your system. To specify the font set to be used, in
the Font drop-down list, select one of the following:
Use standard fonts If this option is selected, the
PDF file refers to the standard Acrobat fonts: Times New Roman,
Arial, and Courier New.
Use system fonts If this option is selected, the PDF
file refers to the standard fonts installed on your computer.
If you don't want to use embedded fonts in your PDF-document,
make sure the Embed fonts option is clear.
You can use passwords to prevent your PDF document from
unauthorized opening, printing or editing:
Click the PDF Security Settings… button and in the
dialog box, select the desired security settings.