Highlighting the text does not work in the PDF Editor


When you are trying to highlight  the text in a document, the text is not highlighted but put into a frame as in the screenshot below:


The background recognition is disabled in the settings of FineReader PDF 15. 


To resolve the issue, please enable the background recognition as follows:

  1. Open your document in the PDF Editor;
  2. Go to the Tools menu above > select Options...;
  3. Activate the option Enable background recognition in the PDF Editor > OK;
  4. Wait till the background recognition is completed;
  5. Try to highlight the text with the Highlight tool .

If some text still cannot be highlighted, please recognize the document: click the File menu > select Recognize Document > Recognize Document...

Additional information

Marking up text

Recognizing text

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    Marshall Colman

    I have done what you suggest and the text highlight finction still does not work properly. I highlight one text area and then when I try to highlight another it doesn't work.


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