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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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How to edit a document I scanned?

The document you scanned is a image format files.when you insert in word, you can convert the word document to PDF files. So you can open with PDF files.Nemo Word to PDF converter is easy and power... Read More »
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Can you edit a scanned document?

Yes, you can edit a scanned document, but first you must convert the scanned images to text. You can use Microsoft Word's Microsoft Office Document Imaging feature or a free optical-character-recog... Read More »
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