PDF, as such, does not have a âbuilt inâ OCR. The ability to OCR will be found in other software - such as Abbyy Fine Reader, which we use, daily. PDF is just a document format to hold the finished document in a way which will be read in the same way that it was saved. It used to be just for work going to the printers - so you knew that the final print would be the same as the proof. These days it has taken over from fax as probably being THE way to transmit printed and signed documents. See also Ocr Pdf (and others) of course However, it is now easy enough to find a programme which will allow you to edit a PDF so care must be taken to âlockâ the file.
You can read this tutorial to install Adobe Acrobat Reader on Linux After installing it there are 2 steps which is necessary. Step 1, Download the application, double-click on it, follow all instructions given. Step 2, Open the application and follow all the screen. You don't need to open it from the window.