Converting a Scanned Image to a Searchable PDF File (When Using ScanSnap Cloud)

When an image is in a PDF format, it can be converted to a searchable PDF file by performing text recognition on the text.

For regions where ScanSnap Cloud can be used, refer to here.

Windows

  1. Display the Main Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud) of ScanSnap Home.

    For details, refer to To Display the Main Window.

  2. Click Cloud, which is displayed next to the [Scan] button in the upper left of the main window, in order to switch the view of the main window.
  3. In the Content Data Record List View (When Using ScanSnap Cloud), select a content data record with an image to be converted to a searchable PDF file.

    If you convert multiple images to searchable PDF files, hold down the [Ctrl] key or [Shift] key and select the content data records with the images.

  4. Select [Convert to Searchable PDF] in the menu that appears when you right-click the selected content data record.

Text on an image are recognized and a searchable PDF file is saved.

Mac OS

  1. Display the Main Window (When Using ScanSnap Cloud) of ScanSnap Home.

    Click the [ScanSnap Home] icon ScanSnap Home Icon in the application list that appears when you click Launchpad in the Dock.

  2. Click Cloud, which is displayed next to the [Scan] button in the upper left of the main window, in order to switch the view of the main window.
  3. In the Content Data Record List View (When Using ScanSnap Cloud), select a content data record with an image to be converted to a searchable PDF file.

    If you convert multiple images to searchable PDF files, hold down the [command command] key or [Shift] key and select the content data records with the images.

  4. Select [Convert to Searchable PDF] in the menu that appears when you click the content data records while holding down the [control] key on the keyboard.

Text on an image are recognized and a searchable PDF file is saved.