The Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
feature in Google Drive
allows users to automatically extract text from PDF files and save them in a Google Docs document. This can help to save time when editing PDF documents.
Activating OCR in Google Drive
To enable OCR, connect to Google Drive, click the gear icon
, then select Settings
, select Convert uploaded files to Google Docs editor
to begin using OCR:
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