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Doing OCR on screen captured parts (without saving as a file) results in blank page (conversion failed?). Whereas saving screen captured parts, followed by OCR process, gets desired text conversion.

 

1. Open a pdf document, go to [Home], use [Capture a specific part of the document] to select a paragraph

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2. Go to [File] and create a new document (here is untitled-2.pdf), leave other setting default value. Click [Blank] to create Untitled-2.pdf.

3. Right click empty area and choose [Paste], to paste the captured area.

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4. Go to [Convert], and choose [OCR].

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5. Wondershare PDFelement prompted out message box, ask user whether to save changes before performing OCR. Here I choose [NO] to perform OCR without file saving.

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6. An OCR Message box prompt out. leave the setting default. click [OK].

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7. After conversion, a new tab "Untitled-2_OCR" was created, with blank page. (OCR was not done properly)

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8. Go back to "Untitled-2" tab, save the file as "haha.pdf". 

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9. Redo the OCR process. go to [Convert] and click [OCR], on the OCR window, leave the setting default value, and click [OK]

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10. After conversion, a new tab "haha_OCR" was created, with OCR converted paragraph. (OCR was success)

 

 

PDFelement version : V7.0.0.4222

Operating system : Win 10 Pro

 

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