OCR Search (OfficioDM Pro) Archives - Filestream

OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition. The Database Administrator can set up a Cabinet to OCR documents as they are imported. The system will OCR the document(s) and store any text content for future retrieval. This means a user can search for a document by information (words or numbers) contained in it.

10 April 2017

What is OCR?

OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition. The Database Administrator can set up a Cabinet to OCR documents as they are imported. The system will OCR the document(s) and store any text content for future retrieval. This means a user can […]
10 April 2017

How do I perform an OCR search?

If a cabinet is set to OCR, when the Search Panel is open a text box labelled ‘Search Words’ will be visible at the base of the panel. Type in the word(s) you want to look for and press the […]
10 April 2017

Why do some of my cabinets not have the ‘Word Search’ box?

A cabinet needs to have the option to OCR selected when it is set up. If this has not been done, then the box will not be visible. If OCR is required, the cabinet can be amended by signing in […]
10 April 2017

My OCR search is not returning any results, why?

The results you get from an OCR search depend on a number of factors… The majority but not all file types can be OCR’d. The quality of the image will greatly impact what the OCR captures. Check scan settings and […]