Issue

Text becomes garbled when editing scanned PDF in Acrobat.

Environment

Windows

Cause

OCR tries to check for the nearest available fonts available on the system.

Resolution

 

  1. Open the PDF in Acrobat.
  2. Go to Tools>Edit > Scanned Documents >Settings.
  3. In the Scanned Document Editing Settings dialog box, deselect the Use available system font option.
  4. Click OK.
OCR
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Once the OCR process has finished, editing the PDF does not result in garbled text.

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