The View Tab in the Options Dialog

Option name

Option description

Appearance group
Color Lets you set the color you want various ABBYY FineReader items to be displayed in (say, uncertain characters, block frames etc). Select the item you want to set the color for in the Item list, and then the color in the Colors list.
Block frame width Sets the block frame width in pixels.
Image window group
Show black-and-white image in Image window By default, the image you have scanned is displayed "as is" (in color if it is a color image etc.) in the Image window. Select this option if your computer opens and processes color and gray images too slow.
Zoom window group
Show black-and-white image in Zoom window By default, your image is always displayed in the Zoom window as black&white (it may be a color, gray or an actual black&white image, still it's displayed in black&white). The black&white image is the actual image ABBYY FineReader uses for recognition. If your image is color and you want it to be color in the Zoom window as well, clear the Show black and white image in Zoom window item.
Show Zoom window scroll bars Shows vertical and horizontal scrollbars in the Zoom window. Scroll the image using these scrollbars.
Text window group
Highlight uncertain characters Set this option to have uncertain words highlighted in the Text window.
To change the highlight color:
  • Select the Uncertain character in the Items field in the Appearance group, and then the necessary color in the Color field.
Show non-printed characters in Text  window Set this option to have non-printed characters (like "line break" and "paragraph mark") displayed in the Text window.
Switch to full-page mode Set this option to have the ABBYY FineReader Editor display the document formatting in full: font size, line spacing, indentation etc. Otherwise the text will be displayed in a same font of a same size, as in the Draft mode. The fonts displaying the formatted text are set on the Save tab in the Options dialog (Tools>Options menu) in the Fonts group.
Draft editor font size Sets the font size to display the text in the Text window in the draft mode.