So maybe 9 months ago I bought a Canon Pixma MP150 for AUD $80, which came with Omnipage lite. Scanning A scanner button can be configured to directly access PaperPort (or just call up the program.) This will call up the scanner's "Tool Box" to setup the scan parameters I use both Dragon and PaperPort from Nuance and have lost numerous hours directly attributable to activation. There needs to be as little as human friction as possible in taking a new paper document and converting it into digital form.
With it, one can add additional pages, preview pages, re-order, rotate, insert blank pages and "tag" with keywords before actually saving to the PaperPort Desktop. If your requirements for document management are based around files that come in via scanners, cameras and email, it may just be the thing for you. Given what I have found in testing this software, I would be hesitant to spend $200 on it. Please try the request again. http://nuance-community.custhelp.com/hives/9ea18c95ec/search/comments?daysBack=0&find=&start=11
However, even that does not always work and I have to go into a physical shutdown of the whole system -- in other words, turn off the switch (akin to pulling The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. This is a disaster. And that's too bad, because this flawed product just goes on and on with little or no improvement.What flaws?
Through trial and error since support is generally non-existent (see below) I found I needed to disable my antivirus application, antispyware program, any other PDF creator programs, any programs by Roxio, When we started on this review, I tried again, with the same lack of success as before. The most detail I was able to find was a "PaperPort Watson FAQ" listed in the sample documents folder. The major one is that the program has two completely separate modes of operation, organize or view.
Additionally, there are numerous features designed specifically to be used in networking or network situations. I moved the application to several different computers hoping that the right combination of hardware, memory, disk space ..etc. It's a big part of my Paperless office solution. this website Nuance couldn't get the activate notice to retire.
I think I'll stay with the free software CutePDF. It's the best tool available to make your all-in-one device or scanner easier and more efficient to use. Stack and Unstack Documents Want to combine two scanned documents into a single file? The older versions worked great up until version 9.
For a program as costly as this one, this is truly a pathetic, and even arrogant, attitude to take towards the users. http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/2008/03/futurelawyer-nu.html As they come in, for example, via the scanner, I can immediately copy or move them into the appropriate folders. Activation makes the software functional beyond the first five uses, but registration was required in order to download upgrades and to be eligible for support. I'd refuse citing activation.
There is also PaperPort Watson. Unlock more information in scanned papers - 40% text recognition improvementWith PaperPort 11 scanned and electronic files can be easily viewed, accessed and arranged via large clear document and individual page This meant that in order to follow a complex process I either had to memorize the instructions, repeatedly open and close Help, or to print out the Help page. It does not work very well with my duplex scanner, Brother MFC-8860DN, because it doesn't recognize the duplex function of the machine.
This can be done without opening the full PaperPort program. In my case, I had to call HP (their tech support is FREE!) to learn that I had to uninstall the complex consumer driver and install the business driver instead. It's too bad that Nuance ruined a great product. Then Scansoft will be very happy to sell you...drumroll...Paperport 12!
When actually running for those few moments here and there that are bug-free, the program is very slow, requiring a great deal of patience for the program to load, then load One aspect of using PaperPort, which I found bothersome, was that when one program/window is opened, no other PaperPort window is accessible. Popular image formats such as .JPG and.
Worse yet, I tried to print a Word 2007 document with the their upgrade driver many times and the PaperPort screen went bezerk with all kinds of white space and little Worse, I had moved Cashew onto the Desktop rather than copying her there. It uninstalled seemingly with ease until I found that many of the above described problems with launching Microsoft Office, using Word, etc, still existed. I have no idea what they did, but it's a shame how they ruined this product. ...more infoPaper Port 11I have used Paper Port for years, starting with Paper Port 6,
I disabled it with WinPatrol, as I really do try to avoid non-essential programs that waste CPU and memory resources. It is not uncommon to do this six or seven times a years. Easily Convert Paper Documents into Digital Documents You Can Edit Turn your scanned images into editable text through popular word processing or spreadsheet software using PaperPort OCR. But until that happens, just scan your documents into pdf files and forget thePaperPort interface.
What Is The Best Use Of This Software? One of the worst attributes is that sometimes it will not allow you to shut it down unless you do hard boot.The indexing feature is a joke. Another annoyance is that it does not offer automatic updates. My secretary hates me because I "upgraded" her version from number 9.
Reply Michael Campbell says: March 7, 2008 at 1:22 pm Hi Can anyone tell me the differences between the bundled Version 11 SE and the full version? Send To E-Mail, Fax or Print Save time by sending email, faxing or printing your documents directly from the PaperPort Desktop with a simple drag-and-drop to the PaperPort SendTo Links. THE UGLY As I indicated in my last review of Nuance's OmniPage 16, I refuse to recommend any software that does not offer free support, and in the case of Be careful to remove them; if deleted, they will be sent to the Recycle bin.
I can scan the invoice, and then add my handwritten notes, and then add the email … so that I have a "compound" final document made up of multiple individual items Switching from a file in desktop view to thumbnail view also very slow. Skip to content The Michael Sampson Company Customer Success, Organisational Transformation, and Achieving Business Impact with New Technology Menu About What We Do Michael's Biography Clients Newsroom Contact Focus Areas Evaluate This all happens transparently, unless the OCR or PDF program needs further guidance to complete a task.
Oddly enough, it is impossible to have the Guide open in its own window, and go back and forth between the Guide and the program itself. Recent Blog Posts The New ITDepartment Update on MicrosoftTeams A Change of Pace in2017 The "Other" Consideration of Collaboration Tools; Welcome to the New World ofGDPR Sam Marshall on Re-Imagining Productive Posted by: dennis blewitt | September 09, 2010 at 10:46 PM I have the same experience with Nuance PDF Convertor.The program keeps requesting additional activations each time I use it.