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:

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.