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Failure to open OCR documents scanned into Microsoft Word in a readable format

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I just purchased my CanoScan LiDE 600F scanner and successfully installed it. I am a writer and mainly use a scanner to save time rekeying pieces/parts of my manuscrupt drafts and then edit from there. I can successfully scan a document into my computer but the document will not open in MS Word in a readable format. I have been working with the new scanner for two days trying everything in the tutorial, and still cannot open scanned documents in Word. I had no problem with my older Canon scanner doing this right out of the box. The new one is just not responding. Can you help me please?

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  • Venture07 Jul 29, 2008

    I have OmniPage SE installed, but it still wouldn't scan a document into MS Word in a readable format...The scanner is under warranty and I will be taking it back to where I bought it....I either want one that works, or my money back...



    Thanks for the try at a fix....I appreciate your efforts.



    Mike

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    Documents automatically saved in the server. I am no longer able to name the documents before it is saved in the share server.

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Have you installed OmniPage? What OS are you using? Which scanner did you have previously? Are you able to OCR a document through OmniPage?

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