Overview

This plug-in is used to create thumbnail images of the batch images. 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:

Edit Batch Class -> Edit Page Process module ->Edit CREATE_THUMBNAILS Plugin

 

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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.

Default Value: -colorspace rgb
This property is used if the user wants to input something additional to be processed by ImageMagick

 

Dependency

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

 

Troubleshooting

 

S. No. Error Message Description
1 Problem generating thumbnails. Check IM4JAVA_TOOLPATH environment variable is set correctly.

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