With Canto, you can read text from images and place them in the Description or Tag fields.

Note: Tags will exclude common prepositions and conjunctions (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so). 


Before You Start


You will first need to reach out to your Account Manager to have the feature added to your account.  Once the feature 

is added to your account, you can enable the feature in: 

Settings > Configuration Options > Recognition > checkmark Text Recognition


Once you are at the setting you can toggle between the two settings "Read Text in an Image to the Canto Description Field" or "Read Text in an Image to the Canto Tags Field"



Individual Images


1) To read the text from a single image, select the desired image and open it in Preview View and click on the AZ icon


2) When the scan is complete, you will see the following pop-up. Click on Close


3) The identified text will appear in the Description field or in the Tag field



-or-


Multiple Images


1) To do it in bulk, select the desired images and click on the AZ icon



2) When the scan is complete, you will see the following pop-up. Click on Close


3) Go ahead and double-check your assets to see if the text was successfully identified or to make any adjustments.