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How can I get my printer/scanner to scan a document and not look at scan as an image?

I want to scan a document to fill it in but my scanner seems to only think it's a picture, Which program do I use? I tried to works and word and it wouldn't accept the file. It said it was a jpeg file.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    you can use an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software such as ABBYY FineReader. These software recognizes the image into test and you can save into any suitable format.

    If u want to go for a free then try out SimpleOCR.

    I have tried out the trial version of ABBYY FineReader and it just works fine.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Scan it as text use the soft ware that came with the scanner.

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