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Can I convert a scanned document into a searchable pdf file?

New Here ,
Aug 21, 2018 Aug 21, 2018

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I'm trying to determine if I can convert a scanned document into a searchable PDF file and if I can, is there a limitation on the number of scanned pages that can be used to create a single PDF file?

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Adobe Employee , Aug 22, 2018 Aug 22, 2018

Hi Bills,

What you are looking for, can be achieved with the help of Acrobat DC or Create PDF subscription. I see that you are a subscriber of Adobe Acrobat DC subscription.

1- With the help of "Create PDF" feature you can convert a scanned document to pdf. ORC (Optical Character Recognition) would help you to search the text.

For detailed description, you may refer to the help document here- Scan documents to PDF, Adobe Acrobat.

2-There isn't a limit to number of pages or file size. However, the co

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Aug 22, 2018 Aug 22, 2018

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Hi Bills,

What you are looking for, can be achieved with the help of Acrobat DC or Create PDF subscription. I see that you are a subscriber of Adobe Acrobat DC subscription.

1- With the help of "Create PDF" feature you can convert a scanned document to pdf. ORC (Optical Character Recognition) would help you to search the text.

For detailed description, you may refer to the help document here- Scan documents to PDF, Adobe Acrobat.

2-There isn't a limit to number of pages or file size. However, the conversion speed is dependent on your internet connection speed.

Hope this answers your query.

Regards,

Akanchha

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