Preview panel

The Preview panel is one of the panels that appears on the left side of the Convert Assistant.

Preview icon Click the Preview tool to display this panel. It displays the current page of the document selected in the file list.

Note When you perform a one-click conversion without calling Convert Assistant, all pages in the source file are converted.

Tip Zoom mouse pointer Double-click with the zoom cursor in the Preview panel to see an enlarged picture of the current page in a separate window. Click the Close button or press Esc on the keyboard to return to the original size.

Page information icons

The icon in the top-right corner of the Preview panel gives page information.

Icon Description

Image only page icon
This page is image-only. No text layer is detected, or password protection prohibits access to the text layer. The program can generate editable text from this page, but must use its built-in Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for this.

Page with thext layer icon
A text layer was detected for this page. It can be converted to editable text.

Navigation tools

Use the Navigation tools under the Preview window to view pages in a source file to be converted, or to move among documents in the file list. From left to right: Go to first page of previous document; go to first page of current file; go to its previous page; go to a specified page; go to next page; go to last page and go to first page of next document in the list.

Page range

Use the Pages edit box to define a page range to be converted. By default all pages are converted. Use a hyphen and commas to separate instructions in the edit box, such as for specifying pages to be printed.

Example Pages to be converted
2 Page 2 only
3-7 Pages 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7
-5 Pages 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
11- All pages from 11 to end of file
20-22, 15-18, - 3 Pages 1, 2, 3, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22

The buttons beside the Pages edit box serve also for specifying a page range.

Buttons Button Name Results

Process page icon

Do not process this page icon
In-Range / Out-of-Range toggle Exclude / include the currently displayed page for conversion. A tooltip describes what will happen if you click the button. When the button is clicked, it changes the state.

Process every page
All-in-Range Include all the pages of a selected file into the pages to be converted.