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How can i convert scanned document's text ti word?

How can i convert scanned document's text to word?

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Using OCR software.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_character_recognition

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How to convert scanning documents to MS-words


You are going to want to find any OCR software that works for your printer. OCR is 'Optical Character Recognition'. It will take the scan and convert it into a text document, which is either already compatible for MS Word, or easily converted itself.

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Converting scanned documents into Word documents Scan the text pageyou want to...


Converting scanned documents into Word documents

Scan the text pageyou want to convert into a Microsoft Word document.
Save the scanned image as a *.gif, *.jpeg file, if possible save it as a *.tiff file.
If the image file is not a TIFF file then OPEN that saved image file, go to File - Save As and name it as a TIFF file.
Go to Start- Programs - Microsoft Office Tools - Microsoft Office Document Imaging Go to File - Open and open your scanned document that has been saved in *.tiff format.
Go to Tools - Send Text to Word. You will get a prompt stating this process will taketime, Click OK.
This will take several minutes depending on your computer's speed and the size of the text document.When it has completed Microsoft word will open and the word document can now be edited and spell checked.
Spell check should be done on the document after conversion because not all the text may be converted correctly.

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I have a Dell V105 scanner printer. I am able to scan a document as a picture, but no text edit is possible. I do also have ABBYY fine reader 6.0 Sprint. What am I doing wrong? I do have the Dell...


Once you have scanned a text document you need to use an OCR (optical character recognition) program to convert the scanned image to text. This text document is then copied and pasted into a Word document to edit, amend and correct spelling mistakes created by the OCR program.
There are freeware OCR programs on the Internet as well as commercial programs.
Check out these freeware OCR programs from these WEB sites.
http://www.simpleocr.com/Download.asp
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-5-free-ocr-software-tools-to-convert-your-images-into-text-nb/
http://www.freewarefiles.com/category_3_41.html

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I have a hp 1310 AIO Printer how do you scan documents to computer using such programmes as ms word


MS Word cannot open scanned documents to edit. You need to run a scanned document through an OCR program (optical character recognition program) which converts the scanned document into a text document. Then you open Ms Word and import or open this text document to edit or change the text.

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Dear Sir, Recently, I have purchased a MF4320d Canon printer. The problem is this that the scanner of the printer is not scanning the text (OCR). Whenever I tried to scan some document in world it ask...


the scanner will always scan the documents as JPED or BMP, its the OCR software in your computer which will convert it to editable text.
if you dont have any OCR software then you can open the scanned image (TIFF) in microsoft office imaging software (something like that) and click on the W (Word) icon on the top toolbar to convert it to text

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Scan document into text


Scanned documents are image documents and they need to be converted using an OCR program. The Optical Character Recognition program converts scanned image documents into a text file which you can open with a Word program and edit.
You need OCR programs such as -
OmniPage 17
ReadSoft
GOCR (freeware)
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Microsoft Office Document Imaging (included in MicroSoft office Tools)

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How do i change or alter dates on documents after scanning?


Unless your scanner is able to convert the scanned document into a text document then you can place the document image into word and by placing a text box over top of the old date you can just type the new date in the text box.

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Can't change the text on a scanned document.


It sounds like you have scanned it as an image or a PDF.
If you want to edi it you will need to OCR the image (effectivly this means read it and convert it to text)

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1. Scan that document in 200 dpi grayscace mode.
2. Use any OCR Software (like omni page, ABBY) to convert this image into text.
3. then edit it.

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EpsonCX3900 NOT SCANNING TEXT AND SAVING AS TEXT IN Vista


Hi,

There is absolutely nothing wrong with either your system or the scanner device, its just quite normal the scanned document are often saved in PDF or a image file formats, All you need is a text converter software (OCR) through which you can convert the scanned image or PDF file to text document and the best part is that you can even edit the text of the scanned document and make changes if you would like to as well. Here is the link for the text converter software download.

http://www.charactell.com/scanstore/InstSocr.exe

Click on the link to download and install the software that you require.
Alternatively you can also copy and paste the link in your web b browser address bar and hit the enter key to start downloading wizard.

Regards

Malik Khan

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