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Convert Color Grayscale Images To Bitonal PDF

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Can I convert color or grayscale images to bitonal PDF output when using the Kofax PDF Image + Text Recognition profile?



Yes. It is possible to convert color or grayscale images to bitonal when using the Kofax PDF Image + Text Recognition profile. The Convert color/grayscale to bitonal option must be enabled. This setting will affect the PDFs that are created by PDF Generator.


Follow the steps below to convert color/grayscale images to bitonal PDF output:


Select a Batch class

  1. Open Kofax Capture Administration.
  2. Expand the Batch Class to view the Document Class.


Enable the Convert color/grayscale images to bitonal option 

  1. Right-click on the Document Class.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Go to the PDF tab.
  4. Check the Enable Kofax PDF generation option.
  5. Select Kofax PDF Image + Text from the Recognition profiles drop down menu.
  6. Click Edit.
  7. Click Advanced.
  8. Check the Convert color/grayscale images to bitonal option.

Republish the Batch Class for the changes to take effect.


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