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Article ID: 362 | Category: Integration with Microsoft Office | Type: FAQ | Last Modified: 8/15/2012

ABBYY FineReader add-ins aren't displayed in Microsoft Office

Description

ABBYY FineReader add-ins aren't displayed in Microsoft Office applications.

Solution

For Microsoft Office 2003

  1. Launch the application that isn't displaying the add-ins.
  2. Open the Tools menu and select Customize > Toolbars.
  3. Select the ABBYY FineReader checkbox.
  4. Click OK. Check if the ABBYY FineReader add-ins are properly displayed.

If this didn't help or if ABBYY FineReader wasn't in the list, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Tools menu and select the Templates and Add-Ins item.
  2. Select the FR<version number>.<application name>.Tmpl.dot checkbox.
    where <version number> is the number of the ABBYY FineReader version installed on your computer, for example 11, and <application name> is the name of the Microsoft Office application that isn't displaying the add-ins, for example Word.

If FR<version number>.<application name>.Tmpl.dot is not in the list, the add-ins weren't installed properly, and you should re-install ABBYY FineReader to fix this issue.


For Microsoft Office 2007

  1. Launch the application that isn't displaying the add-ins.
  2. Click the Office Button Office Button  in the upper left corner of the screen.
  3. Click the <application name> Options button (where <application name> is the name of the Microsoft Office application you're currently working with) at the bottom of the menu and select the Add-ins item.
  4. Select Disabled Items from the Manage drop-down list.
  5. Click the Go button.
  6. If ABBYY FineReader <application name> COM Add In is in this list, remove it and click the OK button.
    <application name> is the name of the Microsoft Office application that isn't displaying the add-ins, for example Word

If ABBYY FineReader add-ins weren't in the list of disabled add-ins, check if they are installed. Follow these steps:

  1. In the Microsoft Office application that isn't displaying the add-ins, open the <application name> Options menu (where <application name> is the name of the Microsoft Office application you're currently working with) and select the Add-ins item.
  2. Select the Com Add-ins item from the Manage drop-down list.
  3. Click the Go button.
  4. Select the ABBYY FineReader <application anme> COM Add In check box.
  5. Click the OK button.

If ABBYY FineReader <application anme> COM Add In is not in the list, the add-ins were not installed properly, and you should re-install ABBYY FineReader to fix this issue.


For Microsoft Office 2010

  1. Open the File menu.
  2. Click the Options button at the bottom of the menu and select the Add-ins item.
  3. Select the Disabled Items item from the Manage drop-down list.
  4. Click the Go button.
  5. If ABBYY FineReader <application name> COM Add In is in this list, remove it and click OK.
    <application name> is the name of the Microsoft Office application that isn't displaying the add-ins, for example Word.

If ABBYY FineReader add-ins weren't in the list of disabled add-ins, check if they are installed. Follow these steps:

  1. Open the File menu.
  2. Click the Options button at the bottom of the menu and select the Add-ins item.
  3. Select the Com Add-ins item from the Manage drop-down list.
  4. Click the Go button.
  5. Select the ABBYY FineReader <application anme> COM Add In check box.
  6. Click OK.

If ABBYY FineReader <application name> COM Add In is not in the list, the add-ins were not installed properly, and you should re-install ABBYY FineReader to fix this issue.

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