Overview

This plug-in is used to create the thumbnail image of the batch images using ImageMagick/GraphicMagick. Two types of thumbnails will be generated by this plugin:

Display Thumbnails: These thumbnails are displayed in Review and Validate screen, where pages in the documents are shown as thumbnails under the document name.

Compare thumbnails: These thumbnails are used by classify images plugin to classify the pages.

By default, this plugin is added in the page process module.

Configuration

Setting the plugin configuration

The above mentioned configurable properties can be edited at following UI:

Batch Class ModulesPage Process module CREATE_THUMBNAILS Plugin

Configurable Properties

Following are the list of configurable properties for the plugin:

Configurable property Type of value Value options Description
Create Compare Thumbnails Switch String
  • ON
  • OFF

Default Value: OFF

Setting it to ON/OFF to determine whether compare thumbnails will be created or not. Display thumbnails will always be created.
Create Thumbnails Display Thumbnail Type String .png Determines in which format the thumbnail image should be displayed. It’s a non-editable property.
Create Thumbnails Compare Thumbnail Type String .tif The format of the image type created used for comparing with the display thumbnail type. It’s a non-editable property.
Create Thumbnails Display Image Height Integer Any Integer value.

Default value: 200

Sets the height of the thumbnail image.
Create Thumbnails Display Image Width Integer Any Integer value.

Default value: 150

Sets the width of the thumbnail image.
Create Thumbnails Compare Image Height Integer Any Integer value.

Default value: 200

Sets the height of the compare thumbnail image.
Create Thumbnails Compare Image Width Integer Any Integer value.

Default value: 150

Sets the width of the compare thumbnail image.
Create Thumbnails output Image Parameters String Valid parameters for ImageMagick/GraphicMagick.

Default Value: -colorspace gray

This property is used if the user wants to input something additional, to be processed by ImageMagick/GraphicMagick

Dependency

The plugin is dependent on Import Batch Folder Plugin. Import Batch Folder plugin copies the batch files from unc folder to the Ephesoft System Folder.

Troubleshooting

S. No. Error Message Description
1 Problem generating thumbnails. Check IM4JAVA_TOOLPATH (for ImageMagick)/GM4JAVA_TOOLPATH (for GraphicMagick) environment variable is set correctly.

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