How to Create OCR Documents (PC)
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Getting Started

Aligning Documents on the Scanner

Scanning Documents into OCR Format

Converting Files to Text


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Saving Files for Word Processing

  • After the file has been converted to an OCR document, the Launch Assistant opens.

  • The default applications in the launch assistant are WordPad or NotePad. In order to convert the file into a Microsoft Word document, first select WordPad and click Launch.

  • WordPad will open with the converted scanned text.

  • Save the file as a RTF file (rich text format). Specify the file name and the location where the file should be saved.

  • Close WordPad and navigate to the file. Double click on the file.

  • The file will open in Microsoft Word.

  • Navigate to Save as…, and save the file as a Word Document.

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