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Old 10-25-2011, 05:04 PM   #1
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How do I create searchable PDF's?


A PDF Searchable Image is a PDF Image Only document with the addition of a text layer beneath the image enabling text searchability.
 
Old 10-25-2011, 07:31 PM   #2
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Can you please explain what this is about?
 
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PDF's created directly from a scan are non-searchable and I like to search my PDF's.
 
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Convert images to text. Use an OCR program.

(images being not photos but real text that was included as an image and not ocr readable)
 
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I did think of that, thanks, but I still want our searchable PDF for highlighting, annotating, bookmarking, ect.
 
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And that's a problem how? In fact, if you get OCR done, and convert
the text to PDF you not only get a searchable PDF, you get a much
smaller one ....
 
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Tinkster, what did you mean by this:
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you get a much smaller one ....
 
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Tinkster, what did you mean by this:
Embedding an image of scanned text into a PDF will yield a PDF of
a rather large size. A PDF generated from text will be significantly
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