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Configuration when scanning a document, it directly go to word processing and the document cannot be edited

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Well go to your setting i mean file menu on you source scanner and locate destination to photo imaging

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You'll need to scan the document with an OCR software package (Optical character recognition) that will recognize the letters themselves and transmit them to word processing application, such as Word for Windows. Most scanner packages come with some form of OCR utility, so check your installed software. You may already be set up!
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I am unable to manipulate a document after scanning it on our Netsacn 4000


Most of the scanners require that you set up the scan first and the software that comes with them will NOT do much if any editing. Be sure and export the document/photo in a FORMAT that is editable. Then use other software such as photoshop or MSWord to edit the document after. The software provided with scanners is usually pretty lame when it comes to editing.

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When i scan a document and it saves it as a pdf file can i alter the text on pdf


Yes, if you have a program that lets you edit PDF files. You may want to run an OCR program first to process any words that may not have scanned properly. (There is one free version, SimpleOCR, www.simpleocr.com/ . However, it doesn't process text in multiple columns well.) If you have Adobe Acrobat, then you have direct access. Otherwise, you need one of the PDF editors (on-line or local - I haven't tried the cheap Acrobat alternatives), or a PDF converter for your word processor (an add-on is available for many, including Microsoft Office's Word, if it isn't already built-in).

I hope this helps.

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After I scan text, I cannot put it into a Word document, edit, or anything. I have an Epson 2400. thanks I do not have the scanner directions.


In order to scan to word so a document is editable you need to use Optical Character Recognition Software (OCR). You can download free ocr software from www.simpleocr.com Use that software and then either export once scanned to Word or Save as a Word document in the OCR application.

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Want to scan in a text document and edit it in microsoft office I have a epson Dx8450 scanner


you need to see if your scanner has any OCR software. If it does it needs to be scanned and processed through it to create a document you cane dit.

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Can't edit scanned documents, what can I do to correct this?


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Most of the time a scanner by default, will scan a document in a tif or other image file format. That means that the scanned image is actually very similar to a photograph. In order to edit the text, you first have to convert the image using something that's called OCR software. OCR is a process that the software uses to look at a scanned document image and determine what characters are on the page. It's not always very accurate but that depends on the quality of the scan and on the OCR software being used. You must have received some sort of scanning software with the scanner. Hopefully it containes some sort of OCR software. Some scanners will save you this extra image manipulation by having a setting that allows you to scan directly to a word document. Usually in that configuration, the OCR software automatically knows to convert the scanned document image in order to automate the process. But either way, you first have to install the manufacturer's software. Hope this helps. Please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.

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Question about copying direct from scan to a Word document


Check if your Canon software creates a PDF image. A scanned image is a RASTER image, a series of dots, that 'appear' like text or drawing. You cannot use Ctrl-C or Ctrl-v. If the software creates a PDF file, you can cut & paste. Usr any good OCR (Optical Character recognition) software ad convert the raster image to editable text. Then you can cut & paste.

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Scan document


Is very hard to alter a scanned document if you are not sure how to, especially without the help of an editing software. but try to scan it to text if you have Word it sure will help, scan it to Word and after is saved you can type or erase certain portions of the document, browse trough the tools tab to search for the option that will suit better the type of work you want to do on your document. If you have Adobe Acrobat Professional this is very easy to do, you only have to scan the document on Adobe format and using the advanced editing tool.

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