Hello --

I am undertaking a project with Abbyy where I am scanning a series of small documents, each just a little bigger than a Post-It note. What I would like to do is export each document into one cell of an Excel spreadsheet. The problem is, Abbyy seems to read a line break on the source documents as a "new row" in Excel, so a document with three lines of text will export as three cells.

Is there any way to adjust this so that the text from each original document is exported into JUST ONE cell in Excel? This would make my workflow infinitely faster...


asked 17 Nov '15, 00:34

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closed 18 Nov '15, 10:48

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Oksana Serdyuk ♦♦


Would you be so kind to specify what ABBYY product you use? Also could you share your origional image so that we can test it?

(17 Nov '15, 12:43) Oksana Serdyuk ♦♦

Thank you --

I am using ABBYY FineReader 12 Professional. I am scanning labels from books and records, like this one: http://www.authentichistory.com/1939-1945/3-music/10-Pitching_In/19430000c_Theres_a_Gold_Star_In_Her_Window-Tex_Ritter.jpg

When I scan it and export it to Excel, the copy is spread out over many cells. I'd like all the content to appear in just one cell.

Let me know what I should be doing...the quality of the character recognition is great: But the export is proving troublesome.

Thank you.

(17 Nov '15, 20:19) AbbyyHelp

Thank you for your response. Your question is related to ABBYY desktop product, but this forum works for ABBYY SDK products. I have forwarded your request to my colleagues who are responsible for ABBYY FineReader support. They will contact you as soon as possible.

(18 Nov '15, 10:47) Oksana Serdyuk ♦♦

Thank you -- I look forward to their answer.

(18 Nov '15, 22:15) AbbyyHelp

The question has been closed for the following reason "Question is off-topic or not relevant" by Oksana Serdyuk 18 Nov '15, 10:48

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