Replacing a Document with a Document from the Scanner

  1. In M-Files, locate and select the document that you want to replace with a document from the scanner.
    Single-file documents and documents in a multi-file document can be replaced with a document from the scanner.
  2. Press Alt to display the menu bar and select Operations > Scanning and Text Recognition (OCR) > Replace with File from Scanner... from the menu bar.
    Alternatively, you can right-click the document and select Scanning and Text Recognition (OCR) > Replace with File from Scanner... from the context menu.
  3. Optional: If the Select Source dialog appears, select your scanner from the list and click Select.
  4. Scan your document using the scanner application.
    Result:When the scanning is complete, the Scanner Job dialog appears.
  5. Select one of the following options:
    Option:Objective:
    Scanning done You do not want to scan additional documents.
    Scan more pages to the current document You want to scan another document and combine it with the previously scanned document.
    Scan another document You want to scan another document and do not want to combine it with the previously scanned document.
  6. Optional: If the Conversion to Searchable PDF dialog appears, select Convert if you want to convert the scanned document into a searchable PDF. Otherwise, click Skip Conversion.
    For more information on converting scanned documents to searchable PDFs, see Scanning and Text Recognition (OCR).
The existing document in M-Files is replaced with the document from the scanner.