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Want to scan several pages as one pdf document

I have a 12 page document I would like to scan as one pdf document with the scan feature of the HPC3150. It seems to save each page as a different document. If I were scanning to OCR it would let me do multiple pages, but I can't find a way to do it if I want to make a pdf.

This document was created by someone who doesn't use a computer, so saving it as one document is not an option. I have a pile of paper pages, and I want to make a single pdf out of the whole thing.

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OCR to Microsoft word ,then
You can find a software tranfer like DOC word file to PDF file.

http://www.doc2pdf.net/
http://www.pdfonline.com/

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