ScanToPDF Video Tutorials

How To Backup & Restore Your Settings

This video demonstrates how to make a copy of all of your Plug-in settings and then restore them should you ever need to. We all know that we should make a backup of our work but then we never actually get around to doing it. This video might save you hours of time in recovering your system or moving or copying your system onto another PC.

How To Reduce Processing Time Using ECO Display Mode

This video demonstrates the use of the ECO Display setting to reduce the time required to import or scan your images and then save the PDFs. The reduction in procssing time is achieved by disabling the Window’s user interface which allows the processing to be purely focussed on image capture.

How To Search Folders For Text In A PDF

Text based PDF files are searchable, but PDFs created from a scanned document only contain an image of the scanned page and are therefore not searchable. So an OCR process is needed to recognize the characters and add the searchable text layer to the PDF. The ScanToPDF OCR plug-in will add the searchable text layer at the time of scanning. If you have an existing archive of image files (tiffs, jpgs, pngs, etc) or image only PDF files then these can be converted into searchable PDFs using our FileToPDF product.

Extracting Data From PDF Files & Creating XML Files

How to process PDF files received as email attachments and send the data to ERP system such as SAP B1, Navision, Oracle EBS or into ecommerce systems such as Shopify. The process can also be used to convert the PDF into an EDI transaction file. The demonstration takes you through the processing of Sales Orders and Supplier Invoices.

Converting A PDF Purchase Order Into A Shopify Order

In under a minute the data is extracted from a PDF PO and uploaded into Shopify to create a new order. The demonstration takes you through the conversion of an emailed purchased order into a Shopify order.

SharePoint Connector Or Integration Layer

Watch this video to see how you can transfer PDFs processed by ScanToPDF directly into SharePoint online or on-premises. The demonstration takes you through the automatic processing of Supplier Invoices and sending the PDF and MetaData to a Documents Library in SharePoint.

Application Integration Using ScanToPDF Command Lines

This video shows how ScanToPDF can be integrated into an application and scanned or emailed documents can be attached to a transaction within your application.

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