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 ABBYY FineReader Tutorial
It provides a step-by-step tutorial on how to convert a paper document into editable formats and how to use the program  

Quick Start

Simple letter

Multilingual document

Book: Dual pages


Complex magazine page

Newspaper page

PDF document

Simple table

Table without black separators

Complex table

Business cards

PowerPoint handouts

Code printouts

Document with decorative font

Document with product codes

Photo of a document


Working with different types of documents

This chapter provides practical guidance to help improve the recognition results when using ABBYY FineReader. It provides tips on how to prevent common scanning and recognition problems or mistakes, such as scanning errors, incorrect scanning/recornition parameters, etc. The tutorial also provides tips on how to scan and recognize certain types of complicated documents such as tables, magazine articles, etc. A “troubleshooting” guide that helps identify possible reasons for errors or low accuracy and demonstrates how to avoid them. In addition, the tutorial provides basic instruction on how and when to use some of FineReader’s more advanced tools to improve recognition accuracy.

For basic options of FineReader, we suggest that you consult the User’s Guide and Online Help first.

Document types:

  1. Simple letter (small font size and/or incorrect brightness)
  2. Multilingual document
  3. Book: dual pages
  4. Faxes and other documents of poor quality
  5. Complex magazine page
  6. Newspaper page
  7. PDF document
  8. Working with tables
  9. Working with business cards
  10. Working with PowerPoint handouts
  11. Code printouts (a document formatted with spaces)
  12. Document with decorative font (training new characters)
  13. Document with product codes (new recognition language; importing user's dictionaries)
  14. Photo of a document

Where I can find the images mentioned in the Tutorial?
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