randot 2 Posted November 11, 2012 Share Posted November 11, 2012 I have a ScanSnap S510M, and the major frustration with it is that the bundled version of Abbyy FineReader can only OCR one document at a time...even though the scanner can work much faster. So even though the scanner's ready for a second document, if I feed it before the OCR is done on the first, the second never gets OCRed. FineReader doesn't even know the second document exists.What I'm trying to do is setup a paperless workflow that renames my scans and categorizes them based on keywords in the PDF, and then files them appropriately in Evernote.I know Evernote will OCR them after import, but I don't think there's a way to create rules or smart sorting based on keyboard (please correct me if I'm wrong!)I know if they're OCRed prior to Evernote, then I can use Hazel (http://www.noodlesoft.com/hazel.php) to automatically rename and sort them, and hopefully send them to the correct Evernote notebooks. But getting them OCRed is a pain with FineReader, and the other OCR solutions I've found require too much hands-on intervention. I'd really like a solution where I press the button on the scanner for each document, and have searchable PDFs a few minutes later, with no additional input.Can anyone recommend an OCR app like that, or suggest other workflows that I haven't thought of?Thanks in advance. (ps: I did find this applescript which aims to fix my exact problem...but a current bug in OS X's folder actions support breaks it on my system: http://paperjammed.com/2010/01/04/automate-scansnap-ocr-process-on-your-mac-with-applescript-snow-leopard-edition/comment-page-1/#comment-183245 ) Link to comment
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