4. The OCR Wizard

Omnipage can be operated in 3 modes: AutoOCR, Manual OCR, and OCR Wizard. For new users, the OCR Wizard is probably the simplest to use. Click on the OCR Wizard to select this mode.

To launch the OCR Wizard, click on the "magic wand" icon to the right of the OCR Wizard button, then work through the various settings options. In most cases, you should not need to change the default setting.

4.1. Step 1 - Document Source Options

These options allow you to specify the source of the material, and whether it includes any pictures that need to be processed.

4.2. Step 2 Document Content Options

These options allow you to specify various column and table processing options.

4.3. Step 3 Language and Performance Options

These options allow you to specify what languages are included in your text, and whether you prefer speed or accuracy in the processing.

4.4. Step 4 - Layout Retention Options

These options allow you to specify what formatting information you want to retain.

4.5. Step 5 - Proofreading and Training Options

These options allow you to specify whether you want to proofread/spell-check your document and whether you want to make use of Omnipage's Intellitrain feature (allows training on a particular type of material to improve accuracy).

4.6. Step 6 - Export Options

These options allow you to specify where the material is to be exported (saved) to.

After clicking on the Finish button, scanning of the first page will begin. If you have automatic scanning enabled, then in between scans, a dialogue box appears giving you the option to [Pause] or [Stop Scanning].

After your final page has been scanned, click on the Stop Scanning button.

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