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How do I scan a searchable PDF?
Last Updated: 23rd March, 2020
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Then, how do I make a PDF searchable in Adobe Acrobat Pro?
The following instructions apply to making aPDF text-searchable in Adobe Acrobat Professional orStandard: Click on Tools > Text Recognition > In This File.The Recognize Text popup box opens. Select All pages, then clickOK.
how do I convert a PDF to a searchable PDF? Open a PDF file containing a scanned image inAcrobat. Click on the Edit PDF tool in the right pane.Acrobat automatically applies optical character recognition (OCR)to your document and converts it to a fully editable copy of yourPDF. Click the text element you wish to edit and starttyping.
In respect to this, what is searchable PDF format?
Generally, PDF files created from MicrosoftOffice Word and other documents are by their naturesearchable as the source document contains text whichis replicated in the PDF, but when creating a PDFfrom a scanned document and OCR process needs to be appliedto recognize the characters within the image.
What is the difference between OCR and searchable PDF?
The Difference Between Image PDF andSearchable PDF Documents. PDF is a universal formatthat can contain different types of information. APDF file can contain graphics, text, or both. Asearchable PDF, by contrast, contains actual text thatmachines can read, rather than an image of the text.