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  1. Hotfolder OCR

    Acrobat should have the functionality to automate processes like OCR with a hotfolder. Let's say you scanned smth, the file arrives at your selected folder which is a hotfolder -> Acrobat should now perform an OCR without any further input of the user.

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  2. suddenly shutting down while doing ocr

    im using acrobat dc pro on windows 11 64bit, and the program suddenly shuts down with no error message while doing korean ocr. (with the same document, english ocr works well.) i've reinstalled windows and acrobat, deleted all fonts, but the problem occurs again.

    (i think windows 11 is not the reason because there was same problem on windows 10)

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  3. Show current file total page count in batch OCR

    Currently the dialog box for a batch OCR process shows the current file number and the total number of files, it then shows the current page number being worked on but it doesn't show the total number of pages in the current file so you don't know how long that particular file has left to do.

    In addition, it would also be very useful to have an option to "Abort batch after current file complete"

    2 votes

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  4. Batch OCR blocking app and interfering with system

    The batch OCR feature is simply not fit for purpose and needs completely replacing.

    1. When performing a batch OCR the application is entirely locked into the process and is unable to do any other tasks. Acrobat installs itself as the default PDF viewer, so you cannot even view a PDF by default when the OCR process is running. There needs to be a way to run these batch processes as true background tasks that do not interfere with other Acrobat functions, or the ability to open multiple instances of Acrobat.

    2. The batch process will often crash without warning or error…

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  5. Acrobat PRO 2020 - Running text recognition rotates random pages wrongly

    Acrobat PRO 2020 - Running text recognition rotates random pages wrongly

    We have testet and confirmed the problem does NOT exist in Adobe Acrobat 2017, but it does happen in Acrobat DC and Acrobat PRO 2020

    Due to company security policy we run offline versions of the software with local license verification.

    When doing OCR or Text recognition nomatter what we do, it randomly rotate pages during the scanning process. No matter what settings we set.

    3 votes

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  6. Scan and OCR error, after scanning text and image disappear

    When I ran a scan and ocr on my document, almost all the pages were blank after the scanning. before scanning the text and images were still visible.

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  7. Arabic Language must be add in OCR

    Dear Adobe Team,

    Kindly add Arabic language in Adobe OCR & Scanning for middle east users. i am requesting from saudi arab. many users requested this feature in last 3-4 years but its not added yet. kindly requesting you to add this feature as soon as possible which is business requirement.

    Thanks,

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  8. Add Irish to list of languages

    Please can you add Irish (Gaeilge) to your list of languages for Scan & OCR? Thank you.

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  9. OCR of standard font failed

    Since Adobe Customer care can't take care of this bug, she sent me here to write to the engineers. The scanned file attached was in Traditional Chinese called "標楷體". The OCR was somehow 100% failed. That's unbelievable since it's standard font. Even free software can recognize it. Please have a look at it. Many scanned file got this problem. This is only one of them.

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  10. Scan app not working

    I click on scan and it opens SCANNER then it shuts the program down completely. Tried the fix in HELP menu - does nothing for the issue.

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  11. OCR should recognize industry standard OCR characters and optical scan/reader codes

    Acrobat DC for Mac's OCR continuously mis-recognizes standardized OCR characters such as those on checks and commercial forms. Those characters are designed to be highly readable at high speed and a standard quality scan (let alone a high quality one) should be sufficient for proper recognition by Acrobat.

    Similarly, it routinely tries to translate address codes (the string of full and half-height vertical bars used by postal readers to sort mail), even if it does occasionally recognize the entire code as one "word." Fortunately, it usually includes it for review, but it shouldn't be difficult to recognize the standardized format,…

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  12. Improve options for user review and correction of OCR

    The user review feature of OCR allows limited correction of Acrobat's low-confidence recognition instances. After--or separate from--that process, users should be allowed to correct any recognized text--often, even when using the review feature, words are broken up, making search difficult. Users should be able to combine or split Acrobat's character groupings--to separate or connect those text blocks to match the word / sentence structure for proper searching. Basic Machine Learning (and even decades old OCR) used dictionary matching to help assess the probability of correct interpretation--this also should be able to determine that "correction" is a more likely translation than…

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  13. Bug - Not allowing to scan multiple pages

    When I create a new pdf, I start scanning, the scanner scans all the pages but the adobe program just scans the 1st page. Its very annoying, it needs to be fixed.

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  14. ARABIC OCR

    Need to recognize Arabic text from scanned images.

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  16. I need OCR for Indonesia language

    after answering the question in https://community.adobe.com/t5/acrobat-sdk/indonesian-language-is-not-available-for-ocr/m-p/8612746 , its been 5 years until now, and there is still no Indonesia language in OCR

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  17. Convert large numbers of PDF documents to searchable with no need for user input once started.

    Allow a way to open existing PDF documents and to convert them to searchable documents without need to respond to promtps.

    Also -- bump up the 50 document limit to 1000 or more for this action -- still with no prompts while the process action runs through all documents without need for user interaction. (I could use this functionality quite often -- and espeically right NOW)! Thank you.

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  18. OCR Accuracy with Acrobat Pro 2017 for Mac

    Hello,

    I have a "problem" with the OCR technology in Acrobat Pro 2017 for Mac. When I edit a scanned file with OCR ("Searchable image", 300 dpi), the words and letters are recognised correctly, but the character spacing (when selecting the words) does not match the original font width (see screenshot). I noticed that this problem also occurs with Acrobat Pro 2020 for Mac, but not with the Windows version. On the other hand, this problem did not occur with Acrobat Pro XI for Mac.

    I would be very grateful if you could solve this problem. My Mac is running…

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  19. Zulu OCR

    Need to recognise text from southern African languages such as isiZulu

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  20. Update connectivity with range of printers

    My printer (HP OfficeJet Pro 8025) is not recognized by Acrobat Pro DC scanning softwarfe

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