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Validation Formula Language
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Scan Quality
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Input Station
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Scan Quality

The speed and quality of invoice processing is greatly affected by the quality of the scanned documents.

Scan quality

If you are using third-party software to scan your documents make sure to set scanning quality to at least 300 dpi greyscale.

If you are scanning from within SmartSoft Invoices the software automatically selects the appropriate scan quality. To change scan settings click Tools->Scanner Settings.

Note: While recommended input file size is high, the software can be programmed so that it reduces the output file size after the text is extracted ( Tools->Settings->PDF Export->Compress Exported Files).


If you are using third-party software to scan your documents the files might be too compressed. Compressed files take less space on your hard drive but are harder and slower to extract text from. So set your scanning software to use little or now compression. Once the text is extracted from the scanned files SmartSoft Invoices will compress them again ( Tools->Settings->PDF Export->Compress Exported Files).

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