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Aquaforest Searchlight
This summer the Aquaforest development team has been busy working on the much anticipated new software release – Aquaforest Searchlight.

Aquaforest Searchlight began as a concept when it became apparent that organizations were crying out for a smarter approach for the identification and OCR of non-text searchable business critical documents.

In fact, studies proved that in most organizations over 20% of […]

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This blog has been created to illustrate the effects pre-processing settings can have on a document.  There are a number of pre-processing options available from the GUI which can be used to increase recognition in the OCR process.  The pre-processing settings are only used to better prepare your image before it is passed to the OCR engine in order to achieve the best possible […]

The Aquaforest Technical Team is happy to announce the Maintenance Release for the OCR SDK for .Net v1.40.  This version of the SDK offers a number of enhancement and bug fixes over the previous v1.40. release:

• .Net Framework 4.0 – The OCR SDK has now been extended to support .NET Framework 4.0.

• PDF/A Support – The OCR SDK now supports output format of PDF/A-1b. For detailed information […]

Aquaforest OCR SDK Trouble Shooting Guide

This blog has been created to assist users in trouble shooting issues they may experience when using the Aquaforest OCR SDK for .Net software.
Replicating Issues Using Sample Applications
The Aquaforest OCR SDK comes with a number of sample applications written in both VB and C#.  The sample applications illustrate the simplicity in which the OCR SDK can be used to convert Tiff to PDF […]

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This blog highlights and addresses typical cases when customers install
Tiff Server.

1. When running Tiff Server for the first time you receive the following
message:

 

 

 

 

 

 

to resolve this issue follow the steps below:

Open IIS.
From the “connections” pane on the left hand side select “Application Pools”.
From the “Applications pools” pane highlight the relevant Pool from the “Actions” pane, select “Advance Settings”.
In the “Advance settings” […]

When using the Aquaforest OCR SDK, intermittently you may receive the following message in your application:

System.IO.FileNotFoundException was caught
FileName=C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\AquaforestOcr\xxxx_xx\x_x.hocr
Message=Could not find file ‘C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\AquaforestOcr\xxxx_xx\x_x.hocr’.

This message is generated as a direct result of the source file not being OCR’d, however the particular message is not appropriate in this case.  In order to resolve this issue you need to subscribe to the StatusUpdate which will allow […]

Printer Issue whilst installing Autobahn DX or PDF Junction

The following blog illustrates how to rectify “Printer already exists” issue when attempting to install Autobahn DX or PDF Junction:

Below is a screen shot which is presented to users who are installing Autobahn DX or PDF Junction.

 

 

This issue occurs when the previous version of Autobahn DX or PDF Junction was un-installed but failed to remove the ‘easyPDF SDK 6’ printer.  The failure […]

Complimentary Advice Service

Complimentary Advice from Aquaforest Product Experts

Aquaforest has launched a COMPLIMENTARY ADVICE SERVICE. The service is provided by our Aquaforest Product Experts.
We want you to be successful with your document conversion and processing projects and are happy to be able to offer a Complementary Advice Service to potential and existing customers.
Our Aquaforest Product Experts can advise you on a range topics related […]

Aquaforest at the AIIM Roadshow

 

Five members of the Aquaforest Team attended the AIIM Roadshow 2012 on 21st June 2012 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in London. For those of you who are not au fait, AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) “is a global, non-profit organization that provides independent research, education and certification programs to  information professionals”.

One of the main focuses of the […]

Microsoft Outlook Setup for Autobahn DX and PDF Junction

This blog illustrates how to make Microsoft Outlook ready for Autobahn DX Server and PDF Junction.

As mentioned in one of the previous blogs, one of the core reason for the failure of the conversion process ‘Convert any document to PDF’ in Autobahn and PDF Junction is caused by pop-up dialogs being displayed from Office products during the PDF conversion.  This blog […]