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  1. Arabic OCR

    Need to recognize Arabic text from scanned images.

    502 votes

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    156 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  gudisa responded

    We already considered this request. We will update you once the team prioritise it and implement it.

    Thanks.

  2. Adobe Acrobat Pro XI vs. Adobe Acrobat DC

    Can we get the Acrobat XI version of the Scanning stuff back? This multiple page setup in order to get to scanning a document is horrendous. When you update things, try to avoid bloating them into more steps, more bells and whistles that are just eye candy and do little to enhance anything....I like when we go update and find out that the newer version has less garbage on it, less junk added to it for overall performance gain instead of the industry standard of new versions = more bloated programming = less productivity and horrible GUI - Why does…

    113 votes

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    Under review  ·  40 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Inclusion of Indian classic ODIA language in the OCR tool in Acrobat Pro DC.

    The mother-tongue of the people living in the state of Odisha is Odia language. Around 45 million (http://www.dataforall.org/dashboard/censusinfoindia_pca/) of people in India and abroad speak Odia language. Odia is a primarily spoken language in the Indian states of Odisha, parts of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh. Odia is the official language of Odisha and the second official language of Jharkhand.

    The Union Cabinet of India classified Odia as classical language on 20-February-2014. (https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=103967). So far Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Odia have been declared as classical languages in Indian subcontinent.

    Therefore Adobe is…

    105 votes

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    26 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. It would be great if Acrobat was multi=threaded. I routinely have to OCR 4000 page documents which almost always fail and take hours

    Acrobat needs to be multithreaded. I have a top of the line machine with 32g of ram and an I7-6700k processor an m2 SSD, yet am unable to successfully run OCR on a 4000 page document without splitting it up into 250-500page chunks, which is cumbersome. Even then, acrobat will only use 12% of my resources.

    93 votes

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    Under review  ·  14 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Shortcut for Create PDF from Scan

    Create shortcut on Home page to "Create PDF from Scan". A lot of users primarily use Acrobat to create pdfs from paper. It shouldn't take 4 mouse clicks to get this done. Also, there is now no way to use keyboard shortcuts to effect a scan. Alt-F-R-S is as far as one can go because the new blue Scan button does not have a keyboard shortcut.

    27 votes

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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Please add Bengali language support for OCR

    With over 250 million speakers, Bengali is the seventh most spoken native language in the world. Unfortunately there is no Bengali language support for OCR in Adobe Acrobat Pro. It would be extremely helpful for Bengali language community if Bengali is added in OCR. Thank you.

    19 votes

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    Under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. use multithreading for OCR

    Use multithreading for OCR

    11 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Lovekesh garg responded

    Thanks for reporting your concern.
    We already have a feature request for this. The engineering team will work on this issue once prioritized.
    We will inform you once it is implemented.

    Thanks.

  8. Please add tamil language in OCR

    Kindly add tamil language support in ocr and other tools

    11 votes

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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Allow One Button Scanning

    Please create a shortcut that would allow the creation of a scanned document. Too many clicks to create pdf from scan. Your attitude seems to be the more clicks the better.

    10 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Mohit Kumar responded

    Hi Robert,
    Thanks for reporting your concern. We will forward this request to the engineering team.
    We would keep track of this request and keep you updated with the status of the request.

    Regards,
    Mohit Kumar

  10. Option to eliminate words with mixed number and letters in OCR

    Provide a check off that functions to prevent the OCR from mixing numbers and symbols in words.
    For example: Custodian should not be read Cu&t0d1an - only letters should be recognized in words.

    10 votes

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    Under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. crashes when scaning multiple pages

    crashes when scaning multiple pages

    9 votes

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    Under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. request to add persian (farsi) language into the OCR capability of adobe DC

    it would be so nice and desirable to have persian (farsi) language in the OCR capability of adobe DC

    8 votes

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  13. Acrobat Pro DC crashes randomly after scan

    After scan from HP Officejet Pro 8620, Acrobat just closes/crashes. Random occurrence.

    8 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Mohit Kumar responded

    Hi,

    We regret the inconvenience that you are facing. I will take this issue with the engineering team and let you know as soon as a solution is available.

    Regards,
    Mohit Kumar

  14. Better deskew object tool

    Have a single deskew tool using handle to rotate or enter degrees to get the best results

    8 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Lovekesh garg responded

    Thanks for reporting your concern. As of now there is no such option. I will share this idea with the team.
    We will get back to you if there is any update.

    Thanks.

  15. OCR ARABIC LANGUAGE MISSING

    I cannot find Arabic language to recognize text or convert arabic pdf files.

    6 votes

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  16. After OCR, would like spell check feature to review OCR errors beyond correct recognized text feature

    After OCR, would like spell check feature to review OCR errors beyond correct recognized text feature. OCR has errors. Also, would like to have the option to tell OCR to search but selectively remove symbols from OCR responses. many documents have no "~" or "|" (shift backslash) also would like to eliminate the search for British pound symbol. The user would then selectively help the OCR to eliminate some responses.

    6 votes

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  17. We need arabic OCR addon

    We Need to recognize Arabic text from scanned images.

    5 votes

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  18. No way to correct OCR errors in Acrobat pro DC

    There is a major problem with OCR in Acrobat Pro CD. I have recognized (OCR) text in many documents. They still contain a lot of recognition errors in the hidden text used for search. When I try to use the function/tool "Correct Recognized text" (translated from Norwegian), I get a message saying that there are no suspected errors. It is not possible to correct the remaining errors. This is just stupid, there is no 100% correct OCR program, there are lots of errors in the recognized text. There must be a way to fix the remaining errors, but your technical…

    5 votes

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  19. Please add Vietnamese language support for OCR

    Other products such as as ABBYY Fine Reader can be use OCR for Vietnamese language. So, please consider to add Vietnamese language in your product.

    5 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Mohit Kumar responded

    Hi Trung,

    Thanks for reporting your concern. We will forward this request to the engineering team.
    We would keep track of this request and keep you updated with the status of the request.

    Regards,
    Mohit Kumar

  20. Unable to change Acrobat DC default settings

    Acrobat DC doesn't remember settings of action "Create PDF file from scanner", in Output: i have to manually select "Multiple files" instead of the default "One File",
    and when saving files at the end of the scan, i have each time to change the default acrobat directory.

    5 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Scanning and OCR  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Under review  ·  Lovekesh garg responded

    Thanks for reporting your concern. This is the designed behavior as of now.
    We will look into this and inform you if fixed.

    Thanks.

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