Removing Confidential Information


With ABBYY FineReader 12, you can easily remove confidential information from recognized texts.

  1. On the Tools menu, click Redaction Mode or click the button on the main toolbar.
  2. In the Text window, use the marker to black out the text you wish to conceal.

Tip: If you black out some characters by mistake, you can undo the last redaction by pressing Ctrl+Z or by clicking the Undo button on the main toolbar.  

  1. Save your document.

The redacted text will appear as dots in the output document. If the saving format you selected supports text and background colors, characters will appear as black rectangles.

To switch off the Redaction mode, either

  • Open the Tools menu and click Redaction Mode once again or
  • Click the button on the main toolbar

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