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Press the Start button. The OmniPage Toolbox displays the steps in the workflow and acts
as a progress monitor. The Workflow Status panel shows progress in more detail. To stop
the workflow before it completes, press the Stop button.
If run-time input selection is specified, the Load Files dialog box awaits your choice of
If you requested a step requiring interaction (image enhancement, manual zoning, or
proofing) the program presents pages for attention.
When a page is enhanced, zoned or proofed, click the Page Ready button in
the Toolbox or appropriate dialog box to move to the next page.
When the last page is enhanced, zoned or proofed, or when you no longer
to do zoning or proofing, press the appropriate Document Ready
button on the Toolbox. Any pages without zones will be auto-zoned.
The After Completion menu under Process / Workflows gives you three options to end a
workflow. You can choose to close the document, close OmniPage, or shut down your
computer. These settings are typically applied if the workflow runs unattended - if your
workflow is so, remember to include a saving step.
You can also run workflows from an OmniPage Agent icon
on the Windows taskbar.
Right-click it for a shortcut menu listing your workflows. Select one to run it. OmniPage will
be launched if necessary. If it is running with a document loaded, the Start Workflow dialog
box displays where you can choose what to process from the current document: only the
Workflow-defined pages, all pages, selected pages, or the current page.
If you do not see the OmniPage Agent icon, enable it in the General panel of the Options
dialog box or choose Start > All Programs > Nuance OmniPage 18 > OmniPage Agent.
You can launch some workflows from your desktop, from Windows Explorer or the Easy
Loader. Right click on an image file icon or file name for a shortcut menu. Multiple file
selection is possible. Choose OmniPage 18 and a workflow name from the sub-menu. This
sub-menu also provides quick access to six target formats using default settings: Word, Excel,
PDF, RTF, TXT and WordPerfect. To customize which workflows you would like to see here,
click the Add and Remove Workflows menu item. Only workflows with run-time prompting
for input files are listed here.
Pressing Stop while a workflow is running pauses it. Click Start to resume processing. If you
pause a workflow, maybe do some manual processing, and then save the document as an
OmniPage Document, when you later open that OmniPage Document, the interrupted