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"No Textual Information" Error


This message indicates that the document the user is trying to convert is a scanned PDF or a PDF that is saved as an image. In order to extract the text from such a file, it is necessary to use the Professional edition of Able2Extract.

If you already have Able2Extract Professional, you just have to manually turn on the OCR engine before you open your PDF file in Able2Extract. To do so, please follow these steps:

  1. Open Able2Extract Professional application.
  2. On the menu bar click Edit and select "OCR Options…".
  3. In the sub-menu that will appear click "Perform Image-Based Conversion (OCR)" option.
  4. Now open your PDF file in Able2Extract Professional and convert it to a desired format in a usual way.

On the other hand, if you have Standard edition of Able2Extract, you may consider upgrading to the Professional edition so as to be able to convert text from this type of PDF files. To upgrade, please click here.

If you need a more detailed instruction on how to upgrade, please see article "Can I upgrade my Able2Extract Standard edition to the Professional version".

Demo of the Able2Extract Professional 14.0 – which is our latest version – is available for download here.


This article refers to Able2Extract and Able2Extract Professional. 

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