Printers: Scanning with OCR
This manual describes how to send a document to your mail with searchable text.
Log on to the printer, choose scan to mail and click on attachment.
If desired, change the file name and choose the type of document (PDF, PDF-A, JPG, etc.). Press the arrow next to the filetype to see all types in the pulldown menu and extra options.
Click “Custom” right below for additional options.
Set searchable on “yes”.
You can create a searchable document. This process is called OCR (Optical Character Recognition). Choose filetype PDF or PDF-A format. you get a picture of the original document text can be searched.
Confirm with OK, then OK once more and you will return to E-mail screen.
Recommended is to choose 300 dpi resolution. Click on the tab “Advanced Settings” followed by the “Resolution” button.
Set the resolution to 300 dpi, recommended for automated processing and OCR. press OK. Press the green “Start” button to send your document.
Last modified: 6/09/2019