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SCANNING I want to scan a document to microsoft words processor for editing. How do I do this? I have a lexmark 2500 all in one unit and an E-machine with windows vista.

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Load the text document face down on the scanner glass.
Open the Lexmark Imaging Studio.
Click the Scan & Edit Text (OCR) button (shown below).
The All-In-One Center appears with the Scanning & Copying tab expanded.Click Preview Now in the upper right corner of the All-In-One Center. An image of the scanned document appears in the preview section.
Click and drag the box with the dotted lines to select a specific area of the preview image to scan.From the Select your text editor: drop-down menu, select a word-processing or text-editing program.Click Send Now.

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I have a problem after scanning, I cannot bring the document up in MS Word to edit. The document arrives on my computer screen but I can not edit it


You need OCR software installed in your PC

go to www.hp.com then type OCR application then download it in your pc

OCR Application File name: s.gif 23902_hpcom_OCR_120_003.exe [1/1, 54.84M]

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericSoftwareDownloadIndex?cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&softwareitem=oj-72836-2&jumpid=reg_R1002_USEN
Text Cannot Be Edited After It Is Scanned to a Word Processing Program
Issue After scanning into a word-processing program, the text in the original is not editable. Workaround The process of changing text from an image to editable text is called optical character recognition (OCR). Text should automatically be converted in the OCR process when the Send To destination is a word-processing program. If it does not, check the items in the following list:
  • Select Editable Text as the image type in Scan Settings . In Windows XP, this setting is automatically selected if Scan Document is selected in the Director program.
  • Scan at a resolution of at least 300 dots per inch (dpi) for correct OCR conversion. Check the default resolutions in the Scan Settings on the Resolution tab.
  • If portions of the scan are cut off, turn off the Auto Crop feature in the Scan Settings on the Scanning tab by clicking to clear the check mark.
  • Tables, text boxes, and spreadsheets might not be editable. The border around them makes the OCR program read them as images. Readiris OCR, which is included with the HP Officejet G and K series, can recognize these images. Instead of selecting the word-processing program in the Send To list, send the scan to Readiris. Use the Table Drawing tool on the right side of the window to change the type of image to a table, and then use the OCR. The text inside of the box should now be editable.
    NOTE: Handwritten messages might not be captured by the OCR process.

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Directions for scanning to email.


If you're connected to a Windows PC, see User's Guide: http://www.lexmark.com/publications/pdfs/2007/2500/v3709407_en.pdf

Look for section with "Scanning documents or images for e-mailing"

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To scan a document and end up with something you can edit in MS Word (for example) you need OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software. OCR software is usually (but not always) bundled with the driver software on the cd accompanying the scanner.

It does not do a perfect job, it usually gets whole sentences wrong and spells words incorrectly, for example. Check your driver cd for a folder or install option with OCR in the title.

Hope this helps.

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That is the front panel options you get to see in the All-In-One screen,
That states that you can scan and save it to these options
Outlook is to scan and send as email
Microsoft word is installed by default with Microsoft office Try scanning you will see a word window popping-up as soon as it has completed scanning
HP Photo View Center is a HP Software application where you can edit the scanned image and do some creative arts for pictures.
I.R.I.S.read iris is to scan and edit documents (you can try scanning a document to this.
If in addition if you had Adobe installed you would get another option as to scan to PDF

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