How to find and correct OCR errors with Acrobat X or XI

Learn how to OCR PDF in Acrobat XI or X to find and correct OCR errors.

By April 13, 2012


In this tutorial, learn how to OCR PDF in Acrobat XI or X to find and correct OCR errors. When you use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to convert an image of a page into captured text, there are usually characters that can't be absolutely identified. This tip tells you how to find and correct OCR errors.

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Patty Friesen

1 month ago

Hi Thierry,

Thanks for pointing out the problem. At one point, it was fixed but appears to have reoccurred. I’ve notified our webmaster.



1 month ago

This video has nothing to do with OCR. Please correct the link.

Patty Friesen

9, 2013-10-28 28, 2013

Hi Erwin,

The problem with the video has been fixed. Let me know if you continue to experience problems.


Patty Friesen

3, 2013-10-25 25, 2013

Hi Erwin,

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I’ve asked our webmaster to fix the problem.


Erwin Dreessen

11, 2013-10-24 24, 2013

The videos are not active.  And on this page there is not even a transcript!

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