Reviewing and correcting OCR suspects


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Reviewing and correcting OCR suspects

Here's a page that I have scanned from the printed material, converted to a PDF, and run the recognized text on it with the Searchable Image option. So we are seeing a view of the actual scan on top, but there is text behind it, so we can actually select things, we can search for words and find them, and so on. Are we good to go? Almost, not quite, because though it may look good, it might not be accurate, because it is just a computer after all, and it's making guesses about what these letters are.

There's no little human being saying, "Oh, this is the word 'plants'." It's just sort of guessing at it. So if you want to make sure about what the text is that's behind these letters, then you want to run through OCR Suspects. That's over here in the Recognize Text section of the Tools pane. So go to OCR Suspects and choose Find First Suspect. It has selected the item number of the Bonsai Tree down here, with its weird little selection preview, and ac...

Reviewing and correcting OCR suspects
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Reviewing and correcting OCR suspects provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the Acrobat X Essential Training

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