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Processing Multiple Documents with OCR Technology

Westlaw Case Notebook® uses optical character recognition (OCR) technology to process your PDFs and image files to make them searchable. Once Westlaw Case Notebook processes your documents, the text is added to the Word Index.

You can specify that Westlaw Case Notebook automatically use OCR technology when you import documents, but if you choose not to use this option, you can manually process the documents to make them searchable. To process multiple documents with OCR technology, complete these steps:

  1. In the Tools menu, point to Advanced, then click OCR Status.

  2. OCR status

  3. In the OCR Status dialog box, select the documents you want to process and click OK.
OCR status dialog box