Adobe Acrobat can perform the OCR, even correct the suspected OCR errors during the recognition. In Acrobat X Pro or Acorbat XI Standard: 1. Open PDF in. Sometimes when I try to run OCR on my documents, I get a message that says, cannot run OCR as this page contains renderable text. What is that and how. This is the process for running OCR on a PDF so that it is searchable, using point to “OCR Text Recognition,” and then point to “Recognize Text Using OCR.

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This will remove all of the document metadata including some of the rendered text that might be causing the error.

Robertson June 16, at 7: Grant Robertson November 21, at 8: So, probably rdnderable document on which you encounter the error is already having some text content on it. You have been a patient man for nearly 4 years on this issue.

The OCR scan finally worked perfectly. So, only use the “Searchable Image exact ” output style if the document also contains images which you absolutely must retain in their original quality.

Adobe Acrobat: “Renderable Text”

Go to Tools Page across the right hand side. OCR the resulting new file. I’m using Acrobat 8. If so, perhaps you could redo the whole thing and double-check that there is nothing set in either your Adobe Acrobat settings or in the. Anonymous June 16, at 3: Community Forum Software by IP. I have the same question Show 1 Likes 1. This is on my Windows 7 machine. I have a document originally from Illustrator, saved as PDF.


Sorry if this comes over as overly negative. Anonymous November 23, at Grant Robertson March 12, at It howw readable and selectable but it is much more difficult to read than documents produced using either the “Searchable Image exact ” or the “ClearScan”output style.

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Anonymous February 6, at I tried this with the free trial of Nitro, using their create PDF function. By importing the files directly into Acrobat Pro, I believe acrobat is not converting renerable images and simply bringing them in, in their original format.

Removing renderable text from pdf

After processing the PDF, open the original document that has bookmarks and replace all the pages with the processed PDF pages. XPS files in Acrobat when you really want to convert them to. There are several actions that can help in reducing page image size, but some testing will be required to determine what final renderabke will be acceptable.

PDF file in memory before displaying it to you. Actually, I see you wrote renderabls The messed-up formatting in every single line of text when.


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Specify a location, and then click Save. This message can certainly be annoying and it can also be significant as it can limit your ability to run searches. Jackson, you are expecting too much from Acrobat and OCR in general.

The ClearScan output style results in very nice looking text as well as files that are usually less than twice the size of the original, sometimes even smaller than the original. Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list.

The original poster wrote ” I scan in a document and then try to recognize the text, I get this error, ” which I would very much like to understand, as it shouldn’t happen.

Thank you Grant for this insightful and detailed technique. It seems the file I had was encoded with a hidden watermark, and I needed to remove that to OCR it I’m not pirating it or anything – I just had to run OCR because it was terribly done by somebody else, and my iAnnotate highlighter works better with a properly OCRed file.

Several functions may not work.