Acrobat: Make the most of OCR in a paperless environment

pdfBy now, many CPA firms are nearly 100% paperless, and those that aren’t should certainly consider it. Part of the paperless process involves a lot of scanning and management of PDF files. To get the most out of what Acrobat can do for a paperless firm, you need to become well-versed in Optical Character Recognition (OCR).

OCR can be both extremely useful and extremely frustrating. I get a lot of questions from my colleagues on OCR best practices. I recently came across a few excellent tutorials on the subject. They are not CPA-specific and are focused on Acrobat 9, but they present a ton of good information.

Troubleshoot Scanning and OCR
Scanning and OCR: Beyond the Basics

  1. #1 by on February 20, 2013 - 11:07 pm

    This unique posting, “Acrobat: Make the most of OCR in
    a paperless environment CPA Tech Tips” was excellent.

    I’m generating out a copy to present my good friends. Thanks a lot,Raleigh

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