Barcode areas mark the barcodes contained in a document. If your document contains a barcode that you would like to render as a sequence of letters and digits rather than as an image, select the barcode and change the area type to Barcode.
Note: Barcode recognition is disabled by default. To enable barcode recognition, select Tools>Options…, click the Read tab and select Look for barcodes.
To make ABBYY FineReader detect barcodes:
Barcode types supported by ABBYY FineReader 11...
|Barcode type||Code 3 of 9|
|Check Code 3 of 9|
|Code 3 of 9 without asterisk|
|IATA 2 of 5|
|Interleaved 2 of 5|
|Check Interleaved 2 of 5|
|Matrix 2 of 5|
|Industrial 2 of 5|
Note: The default barcode type is Autodetect,
which means that barcode types are to be detected automatically.
However, not all barcode types can be autodetected, and sometimes
you may need to select the appropriate type manually on the
ABBYY FineReader can automatically detect the following types of barcode: Code 3 of 9, Code 93, Code 128, EAN 8, EAN 13, Postnet, UCC-128, UPC-E, PDF417.