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 How do I open a scanned document and be able to work on it, edit it.?

Answer When you scan a document be sure to check that you are scanning a DOCUMENT (as opposed to a picture). The scanner will scan at the proper setting to allow your OCR to convert it into editable text.... Read More »
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I cannot edit a scanned word or excel document, I can only cut, copy, paste. Is there a way to edit scan docs?

When a document is scanned into a computer, it does not come in as "text" (meaning words and numbers). It is scanned in as a picture. So there is no way to edit a normally scanned document.But ch... Read More »
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Well i have scanned a document using a scanner,how can i make it editable i.e a word document which i can edit?

Pretty simple, you need an OCR application. It will convert the image into text file. Download from here: http://www.freeocr.co.uk/freeocr25.zip
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What software do i need to be able to scan a document and then be able to edit it on my monitor?

If you have a scanner put it in and use the software that came with it! A scanner produces a picture and it wont be editable for starts! You would need OCR or word recognition software.
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Can I edit a scanned document?

If you were sent a scanned image file is it a jaypeg? Images can't be edited in text editors. There's no text info in the image.But some Optical Character Recognition programs will let you import a... Read More »
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