Chapter 3 Processing documents
the Workflow Assistant, and select the zone template file to use. Then make your choice
between displaying images for manual zoning; applying the zone template; or applying it and
display the images.
Templates accept ignore and process zones and backgrounds. They can therefore be useful to
define which parts of the pages to process with auto-zoning, and which parts to ignore.
Process zones or process background areas from a template may be replaced during
recognition by a set of smaller zones; specific zone types will be assigned to these zones.
How to save a zone template
Select a background value and prepare zones on a page. Check their locations and properties.
Click Zone Template... in the Tools menu. In the dialog box, select [zones on page] and
click Save, then assign a name and optionally a different path. Choose a network location to
share the template file. Click OK. The new zone template remains loaded.
How to modify a zone template
Load the template and acquire a suitable image with manual processing. The template zones
appear. Modify the zones and/or properties as desired. Open the Zone Template Files dialog
box. The current template is selected. Click Save and then Close.
How to unload a template
Select a non-template setting in the Layout Description drop-down list. The template zones
are not removed from the current or existing pages, but template zones will no longer be used
for future processing. You can also open the Zone Template Files dialog box, select [none]
and click the Set As Current button. In this case, the layout description setting returns to
How to replace one template with another
Select a different template in the Layout Description drop-down list, or open the Zone
Template Files dialog box, select the desired template and click the Set As Current button.
Zones from the new template are applied to the current page, replacing any existing zones.
They are also applied as explained above.
How to remove a template file
Open the Zone Template Files dialog box. Select a template and click the Remove button.
Zones already placed by this template are not removed. Template files can be deleted only
from the operating system.