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Convert a note to business card?

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Hello, some of the business cards my assistant scanned to Evernote were saved as notes, not cards. Can I save the notes as business cards so the text will be recognized without having to delete & rescan? Thanks!

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3 hours ago, HoneyBadger said:

Hello, some of the business cards my assistant scanned to Evernote were saved as notes, not cards. Can I save the notes as business cards so the text will be recognized without having to delete & rescan? Thanks!

There is no conversion option, you have to rescan

I'd be concerned why the original scan failed to set up a business card.  Can you tell us about your scanning process?

This isn't a plus/premium issue.  I moved the discussion to the General Discussions forum

 

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I haven't tried it very much, but I've found Evernote's automation of business card scanning to be somewhat hit-or-miss. It often has to do with the formatting of the card. If it's portrait rather than landscape, for instance, or has an unusual layout, or is two-sided, there can be issues. IOW, if a business card is designed in any interesting, post-1959 fashion, EN may have problems with it. Again, in my very limited experience.

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I too would like to know why it's not possible to convert a card image to a business card formatted note. Seems like it should be possible, especially since many users are having the same issue with failed Scannable images.

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Would also like this feature (convert a note to a business card). I scanned in a bunch of cards, and a handful of them didn't work. The failed scans were typically one of the following: dark background, low contrast between background and text, rounded corners.

 

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Definitely need to have something like this as more and more people don't use physical cards anymore. Rather, they will send an image of their cards to you via sms or other messaging apps.

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Feature to convert an image or note to a business card would be very useful. I Evernote photoed one and it was a note/image. I printed that, trimmed to the edges of the card image and tried rescanning on different contrasting backgrounds in good lighting. No luck. 

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Completely agree, it should be possible to manually convert a note to a business card; while evernote does a good job on standard business card anything that isn't standard is not recognized correctly.

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