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Document Recognition I have an Epson Perfection 2580 Scanner. I know it uses auto document recognition. Is there a setting to change what it is recognizing? I am trying to scan a color postcard I created. It recognizes it as text line/art rather than a color document and shows it in black and white rather than the true colors. It is largely text but when I scan something else with some pictures with a lot of text it sees it as a color document. I have scanned color certificates and they came out in color. I need this card to come out in color. I tried several similar cards with the same black & white results. I hope someone can help.

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Hi!

Here is an OCR software which you can download for free.

Please click on the link to access free OCR (scan to text) software.

Thanks.

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