Category Archives: Be productive



Edit PDF: How did we manage before when there was no software to deal with PDFs?

At least once in a lifetime, every professional has been faced with a situation when he/she urgently needs to correct a mistake or a typo in a PDF file, be it an advertising brochure, an invitation to a conference, a saved presentation in PDF format or any printed material. You had tons of issues to contend with… Read more



How To Compare documents with FineReader

Imagine that you have received an important document, say, an agreement you need to sign with a partner. First, you need to ensure that the text on the paper is fully consistent with the mutually agreed text in the digital original. What are your options?

A plausible way out is to patiently and carefully compare the two documents line by line. This process can be stressful, time-consuming and emotionally taxing…

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How To Protect confidential information in PDFs and document scans

Being in business you may often work with documents containing confidential information. Any time you need to share such documents, it is up to you to take care to treat this information properly.  Depending on the purpose of sharing the document with third parties, there are different types and levels of protection that can be applied to… Read more



Types of PDFs and why it is important to use OCR to make your PDFs work for you

6470e_Behave_PDFs_1_AllHave you ever encountered PDFs which simply did not want to do what you wanted? For example, not letting you select the text to copy it out? Or when searching the PDF for a word you know exists in the document, did not get any results?
The reason for this is very simple, and with the right tools the problem is easy to solve. Read more



How To Save time by scheduling automatic document processing

fABBYY Hot Folder is a powerful yet easy-to-use tool that comes with the Corporate edition of ABBYY FineReader. It allows to designate local, network, FTP or Outlook folders that Hot Folder will continuously “check” for new files to process. Every time an image of a document or PDF file comes into that folder, it will be automatically processed and saved as a searchable or editable file. All a user needs is to set the task and everything will occur automatically, even when no one is near, even when these are multiple tasks to be run simultaneously, or  even when the tasks are scheduled at different times during the day or even at night.
How to set up Hot Folder? Read more