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Force text recognition in pdf files

KaipiYann New member | Level 2
New member | Level 2

When I scan a document with my computer would like to make text recognition in it exactly like you can do when I scan with your mobile app...so I would be able to search content in it also.

Sure it's easy to integrate for your dev team

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Super User II
Super User II

wrote:

Sure it's easy to integrate for your dev team


Everyone says that adding "some feature" must be easy when they really have no clue what is involved.

 

In this case, it wouldn't be so easy. Dropbox isn't creating the PDF on your computer. Some other application is. It's that application that would need to implement OCR.

 

Google for PDF OCR and you'll find many references on how to do it and which apps have it built-in.

Dropboxer
Dropboxer

Text within PDF files, along with some other file types, are now searchable with Professional and Business subscriptions!

You can find out more about this from here🔎

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