Simple Letter (small font size and/or incorrect scanning brightness)
with simple layouts usually do not require any additional scanning and
recognition settings. Additional settings may be needed if:
- the font size is too small;
- incorrect scanning brightness has
- Small font
To recognize small fonts in a document successfully you need to scan it with
a high resolution i.e. 400-600 dpi (instead
of the default value of 300 dpi).
This document was scanned
twice with different resolution values. Compare the results by viewing the acquired images in the Zoom
window with the Pixel-to-pixel scale, menu View>Zoom
|300 dpi (Font_300.tif
||600 dpi (Font_600.tif
- Incorrect scanning brightness
The "Increase scanning brightness to make image lighter" message appears during recognition of
This message appears because the wrong brightness value
The scanned image has to be legible. In our example the image has a
lot of defects - surplus dots and "glued" letters (view the
image in the Zoom window)
|| - this is a view of Font_300.tif in the Zoom window.
|| - an example of a successfully recognized image
To find out more about setting the brightness paraemter please see
on brightness tuning" section.
Solution: First, increase the resolution value up to 600 dpi. Then,
increase the brightness value (making
the image lighter) or scan it in the grayscale mode (brightness
autotuning is used in this case). Open and read Font_600.tif
to view the difference made by using the suggested solution.