Epson GT-20000 Document Scanner

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Q:
The scanner is not recognizing characters well, what should I do?
A:
Try the following:
  • Make sure the document lies straight on the document table.


  • In Office Mode, select Text Enhancement Technology as your Image Option setting or select the Text Enhancement check box. See Converting Into Editable Text in Office Mode.


  • In Home Mode, select the Text Enhancement check box. See Making Color Adjustments and Other Image Settings in Home Mode.


  • In Professional Mode, select Text Enhancement Technology as your Image Option setting. See Converting Into Editable Text in Professional Mode.


  • Adjust the Threshold setting.


    • Office Mode: Select Black & White as the Image Type setting and select the appropriate Image Option setting. Then try adjusting the Threshold setting.

      Home Mode: Select Black & White as the Image Type setting. Then try adjusting the Threshold setting.

      Professional Mode: Select Black & White as the Image Type setting. Click the + (Windows) or (Mac OS X) button next to Image Type and select the appropriate Image Option setting. Then try adjusting the Threshold setting.


  • For small text, try selecting 400 as the Resolution setting.


  • Click Configuration, select the Preview tab, and select or deselect the Preview image rotation check box.


  • Check your OCR software manual to see if there are any settings you can adjust in your OCR software.
Published: May 6, 2008

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