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Problem using OCR with Canon MP610 all-in-one

When I click the Scan Button in the OCR dialogue box I am asked to :
"Specify the Programme where the scanned image is transferred"
O do not know what to do ?
I wish to photo copy text so that it is editable in a Microsoft Word document. This was a simple procedure with My HP scanner - anyone help me to do this with my new Canon Pixma MP610

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  • davidpar73 Feb 07, 2009

    Hi My mother has an MP610 and is having problems with getting the OCR to work. I read with interest Berylzir reply but as I am not conversant with the machine would appreciate a more in depth explanation on how to get the OCR to work in WORD. I am considering reinstalling the soft ware is this the only place where you can see the Open With menu.

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This software is unstable and far too complex. The instructions offered are abominable, but this sequence usually works for me.. Good Luck David B

Open Solutions Menu
Select Scan/Import
Select Photos/Docs
Select Photos/Docs again
Select Photos/Docs (Platen)
Doc Type - Select Text (OCR)
Click Scan
Click Exit
Select your doc (below)
Click Save
Enter file name
Save (TIFF)
Open Saved location
Select saved document
Click Edit/Convert
Select Convert to text file
Omnipage sign appears
Select Process (up high)
Select performance
Select Start
Type corrections or click Document ready and correct in Word
Highlight your doc (sall version under Doc Image)
Under Doc Image select Save to file
Click above that
Find your file in My Documents - if you are lucky !!


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I got this message too, before I installed an OCR program. It may be that you need to install one (or specify it, if you have one already). With my MP610, an installation disk was included that contained the OmniPage SE program for OCR. When I installed that on my computer, and told MP Navigator (another Canon-supplied program, that controls scanning) to use it as the "Open With" program for OCR, it worked.

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