Yes. But only if the scanning software also does OCR at the same time. There are such software. Scanning in itself is just a way of making a photo of the material. People nowadays use their phones and not a âreal scannerâ to make a photo of the paper page. That can also be called scanning. You need the OCR step. Then the pdf can be smart to contain the âphotoâ and also the recognized searchable text version. In summary, most of scanned PDFs contain only the photo and not the text.
Or even worse — PDFs scanned with a standard laser printer still contain the â¬pictureâª, so I recommend using these PDFs as reference. What is a good way to scan this PDF? Well, there is a PDF scanner for Mac and PC. Some apps like Adobe Acrobat Professional also scan PDF files. They have good OCR algorithms which are also optimized for the PDF format. However, many PDF readers like IDF or writer can't handle scanned PDF files since they only use the PDF format to store the page. And they also cannot convert PDFs into other formats. The Best way to make a PDF image So where is the best way to make a PDF image? First, I recommend creating a text file as a reference when creating your images. You can use this text to create a PDF document in the same format as the original. So the best way to.