The Barclays branch print out format can be extracted using StatementReader although the structure changes depending on the branch that printed it, therefore you will most likely need a new template for your document (even if you have processed similar bank statements before). To obtain the new template you can either create your own (using the File -> New bank layout feature), or request that we create one for you (again using the option from the File menu; we aim to return
Follow the steps below to use StatementReader template files that we have sent you. Note that if you have already set this up, you may simply add the (unzipped) files provided to the folder that you previously created for this purpose:
- Create an empty folder on your computer (perhaps on the desktop or in My Documents). It will contain templates for StatementReader.
- Copy the unzipped template files provided (including images) to the new folder.
- Click on Options ->
We are committed to providing the fastest and most accurate bank statement extraction solution to all of our clients. StatementReader can be downloaded from our website, so you can start using the software straight away. Our recommendations for a refined implementation depend on the documents you have to process and the hardware or software you have available. - The documents that are input into StatementReader affect the method that is chosen to extract data from your bank s
An offline version of StatementReader is available. This is typically required by closed network, banking clients. If this is something you require, contact us, and we can discuss the information we will require to provide you with an offline version of StatementReader. If you use the application offline, we provide update files to a software administrator. This file can be placed in a shared network folder so that multiple users’ installations can be updated easily, and mana
There are two key parts of the process that make a large difference to the accuracy of the StatementReader output. - Document preparation Scanning the document to our recommended specification is important. Creating a searchable PDF also enhances the results you can achieve. We would be happy to discuss implementing a very effective OCR solution for you; this will not rely on you having the latest scanner. Please contact us for more information about arranging a trial of thi
No, any office scanner capable of scanning paper documents to a multipage PDF or TIF file will work. If you are scanning many pages, then an automatic document feeder will save you huge amounts of time but a flat bed scanner would also work. On a slightly more technical note, when a document is scanned to a TIF file, it should be done with LZW (lossless) compression, but this is a common feature of modern scanners. We can implement a very effective OCR solution that does not
No, your multipage PDF or TIF file must contain statements with the same bank layout. If you want to convert statements for more than one bank, you should group them together and create different PDF or TIF files for each bank. #Technical #All
If you see some incorrect characters in your output, do not be discouraged. The problem lies with the quality of the scanned statements and can be easily fixed. You should re-scan your original bank statements with the recommended setting of between 150 and 300 DPI. The improvement to the output will be huge. Also, we would be happy to discuss implementing a very effective OCR solution for you; this will not rely on you having the latest scanner. Please contact us for more
There are two ways to get the correct StatementReader template for your bank statements; either create your own using the built in tool, there are some instructions below (or here) or alternatively if you upload (from the File menu)/email us a sample, we will create the template for you and send this to you within 24 hours (usually sooner). Simply click File->New bank layout to select the PDF or TIF document that contains the bank statements that you would like to analyse. Ne
When you see data appearing in the wrong columns, a new template is required. Data appearing in the wrong columns means that there is a difference in the position of the table on the page that you have used to create the template, and the position of the table that is on the page that is being processed. In this case we recommend that a template is created from the page to be processed, to ensure that the columns are aligned correctly for this file. Click here for more infor