Picture areas mark the pictures contained in your document. You can also use picture areas to select any text fragments that you want treated as pictures (ABBYY FineReader will not perform OCR on these areas). If the program fails to detect a picture automatically, use the Picture tool to draw a picture area around the picture manually.
If there is text printed over a picture in your document, draw a Background Picture area around this text.
You can change an existing area to Picture or Background Picture. Right-click the area and select Change Area Type>Picture or >Background Picture respectively.
For details, see Adjusting Area Types and Area Borders.