General Information on Page Layout Analysis

Page layout analysis can be carried out both automatically and manually. In most cases, FineReader manages the complex task of page layout analysis by itself. Start automatic analysis by clicking on the 2-Read button. Recognition and layout analysis are performed simultaneously. 

Note: A stand-alone page layout analysis procedure is also available (Process>Analyze Layout menu). You may run this stand-alone procedure if needed, but note that here page layout analysis quality may be inferior, as the coupled layout analysis/recognition procedure uses additional information acquired during recognition to aid layout analysis.

You may wish to draw blocks manually if:

  1. Only part of a page is to be recognized;
  2. Automatic layout analysis drew blocks incorrectly. 


Automatic page layout analysis options
Drawing and editing blocks manually
Manual table layout analysis