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Scanning A document

by Matts_007 / November 22, 2009 12:02 PM PST

I want to scan a document into Microsoft Word file. How to do it?? Please tell me

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How about using a scanner?
by ChuckT / November 22, 2009 2:35 PM PST
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When you buy a scanner, most times there will be supporting software that comes along in the purchase. Most times that software will have software that details and may even start up the scanning procedure.

What have you tried?

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As ChuckT says, you need software....but
by Steven Haninger / November 22, 2009 8:08 PM PST
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the type you use depends on what you want to do with the scanned document. You have two choices. The document can be scanned as an image just like any picture. If you want to edit the document, however, you use OCR software. OCR means "optical character recognition" and scans in text form. Sometimes it's guess as to what character it sees is incorrect and the user needs to proofread and correct for mistakes. If you want OCR, your scanner should come with a simple to do such but others are available for purchase.

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