ABBYY FineReader Engine 11 for Windows

Accurate Document Structure and Layout Retention Capabilities

Document conversion to editable formats (.doc, .rtf) assumes not only the whole text recognition but also document structure and layout retention. So OCR system has to analyze document content, extract and save into final document such elements as: headers, footers, page numbers, footnotes, table of contents, and others. Document formatting reconstruction is also necessary: font styles, text flows, tables and pictures formatting.

ABBYY FineReader Engine includes features for correct document conversion:

Reconstruction of document logical structure elements and formatting

  • Heading hierarchic structure
  • Table of contents
  • Fonts and font styles

ADRT - TOC reconstruction

  • Captions to images/tables/diagrams


 ADRT - Picture caption 

  • Headers and footers
  • Page numbering
  • Footnotes
  • Logical text flow
  • Re-creation of bullet points and numbering
  • Retention of hyperlinks

Table structure re-creation

Recognition of magazine-style pages


These features are supported by unique Document Structure API that provides access to all listed document elements. Developers are able to implement highly accurate and comprehensive document conversion application using ABBYY ADRT functionality.

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