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Lexmark1180 can not get ocr working

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  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    I have lost the CD that comes with the printer, and need the ocr software to scan pictures

  • Don  Farrell
    Don Farrell May 11, 2010

    "OCR" stands for "Optical Character Recogniton". OCR has nothing to do with scanning photos. An OCR document uses defined fonts that can be read and printed of preset forms. For example the routing number and account number on the bottom of your check.



    To scan photos, all you should have to do is place the photo on the glass and press the scann button.



    I'll see if I can dig out an 1180 manual and see if there is anything more. You might have to make sure that the corret file is used as in "Jpeg" or "PDF"



    Don

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Hi... u can call 1800 332 4120... thats lexmark tech support # & request a cd shipment. the technician will send u any lexmark printer's cd... cuz all lexmark printers ship with a cd which has an ocr software on it. this ocr software is common to all the pirnter models

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second link shows free OCR Tools

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