in the main ABBYY FineReader window, click the arrow next to
the Save button and select the Read Document Later…
A new task will be displayed, with the steps Run once and
Open FineReader document already selected.
Select how often the task should be launched:
Run once (the task will be launched once at the
time you specify)
Recurring (the task will be launched multiple
Specify the folder or document that contains the images to
Open file from folder allows you to process images
in local and network folders.
Open file from FTP allows you to process images in
folders on an FTP server.
If login and password are required in order to access the FTP
folder, enter them in the FTP login and FTP password
fields respectively. If no login and password are required, select
the Anonymous connection option.
Open file from Outlook allows you to process images
in your mail box.
Open FineReader document opens images stored in a
From the Save as drop-down list, select a format for the
Tip. You can have more than one saving step in order to
save the results in multiple formats.
In the Folder field, provide the path to the output
folder where the recognition results will be stored.
In the File name field, enter a name for the output
Note: The appearance of this dialog box will vary
depending on the options selected at step 2.
The set-up task will be displayed in the ABBYY Hot Folder main window.
By default, task files are stored in %Userprofile%\Local
(In Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7 in
The results will be saved to the folder you specified when
setting up the task. In some cases, to prevent the loss of already
processed files, the program will create a subfolder in the
specified folder and save the subsequent recognition results to
this subfolder. The subfolder will be named as follows:
"Hot Folder DD.MM.YYYY HH-MM-SS"
A subfolder with this name is created when you re-run a task.
A subfolder with this name is created if a file with a particular
name already exists in the folder you specified.
Important! For tasks to start, your computer must be
turned on and you must be logged on.