Adobe PDF Tasks

The tasks on the Adobe PDF tab in the New Task window will help you convert various images to Adobe PDF format.

  1. In the Document language drop-down list at the top part of the window, select the document languages.
  2. In the Color mode drop-down list, select full color or black-and-white.
    Important! Once the document is converted to black-and-white, you will not be able to restore the colors.
  3. Select a document saving mode:

For details, see PDF format section.

  1. From the Picture drop-down list, select the desired quality of the pictures in the document.
  2. Select PDF or PDF/A.
  3. Click the task you wish to use:
    • Scan to PDF scans a paper document and converts it to Adobe PDF
    • File (Image) to PDF, converts a PDF document or an image file to a searchable Adobe PDF document
    • Photo to PDF, converts a digital photo to an Adobe PDF document
  4. The resulting PDF document will be opened in a PDF viewing application.
    Note: If there is no PDF viewing application installed on your computer, clear the Open document after saving option in the Save As dialog box.


Important! When you run a quick task, data are converted based the program's current options. If you have changed application options, re-run the task to recognize text with the new options.

Tip. When saving your scanned document to PDF, you can set passwords to protect your PDF document from unauthorized opening, printing, or editing. For details, see PDF security settings.

For details, see ABBYY FineReader Tasks.