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Extract, Split and Rename PDFs with Aquaforest Kingfisher

Aquaforest Kingfisher is a sophisticated and powerful tool that is designed to help unlock and organize key business information trapped in PDF documents such as financial records, customer reports, scanned files and payment runs.

A core feature of the product is the ability to OCR PDF files during the conversion which means you can process image only (non-searchable) PDFs.

Below is a […]

Upgrading Aquaforest Searchlight

Upgrading to v1.2 of Aquaforest Searchlight is relatively straight forward.

The following steps will guide you through the process.

 

 

 

Pre-requisites:

Upgrades to v1.2 can only be carried out if you’re currently running v1.05 or v1.1.
If you’re running an earlier version please contact the support team; support@aquaforest.com.
You will require the latest installer which can be downloaded from our download page.
Our license keys are version and machine […]

Maximise Document Discovery in SharePoint with Aquaforest Searchlight and TermSet

Aquaforest Searchlight will help you convert all your ‘hidden’ documents to searchable ones, thus making them discoverable. This is the first step in improving document discoverability in SharePoint. In order to make it easier to find the most relevant information, it is important to tag documents with the correct metadata.

While SharePoint offers different ways of adding metadata to contents through […]

Using different versions of a DLL in a project

The Aquaforest OCR SDK makes use of two libraries that can cause problems if referenced individually in a project. The two libraries in question are:

iTextSharp
Log4Net

If your application makes use of any of these 2 libraries in addition to the Aquaforest SDK, you will need some additional configuration to be able to compile it.

For instance, let’s say your application uses the […]

Upgrading Autobahn DX Server

 

Upgrading to a newer version of Autobahn DX Server

is relatively straight forward.

The following steps will guide you through the process.

 

Ensure you have the following before upgrading:

The latest installer for your Operating system, the installer can be downloaded from our download page.
License key, our license keys are version and machine specific so a new license key will be required.
You can request […]

Converting Postscript (.ps) files to PDF using Autobahn DX Server

The following steps will enable you to convert postscript (.ps) files to searchable PDF using Autobahn DX.

Download and install the relevant version of GSview using the following links gsv50w64.exe  gsv50w32.exe
Once installed change your .ps file to open with gsview, to do this:

Right click on a post script file and select properties.
Click on the change button.
Select either C:\Program Files\Ghostgum\gsview\gsview64.exe or gsview32.exe

 

 

Open the easyPDF […]

erasmus (1)

Written by Alice –  Year 10 work experience student

The Erasmus exchange programme was established in 1987. It entails students completing an internship for a period ranging from the minimum of 2 months to an academic year in another European country. There are currently more than 4,000 higher institutions participating in Erasmus across the 33 countries involved in the programme, by […]

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One of the appeals of SharePoint is ability for multiple users to create, upload and modify documents in document libraries, often spanning across several SharePoint farms. The visibility of those documents is a key aspect of a well-managed SharePoint environment. However, as the complexity and volume of data stored increases, managing such environments can become quite challenging.

One scenario that is […]

Office 365 Security and Best Practices

A lot of firms and Government bodies are reluctant to transfer their SharePoint farms from on premise to office 365 even though the benefits and cost of running SharePoint online outweighs that of an On-premise solution. The main concern of the decision makers is the security of their documents in the cloud. This blog looks into some of the security […]

This short blog provides information on how Autobahn DX Server converts office type documents to PDF and what is required from your environment to successfully achieve this.

Autobahn DX uses the Autobahn and BCL easyPDF x Loader services to control the execution of both scheduled jobs and ad-hoc jobs whether submitted via the Autobahn Manager or via the Autobahn Job API.

The […]