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 Is it poss. to scan a doc. and then paste to word ?

Answer Yes. You need an optical character recognition (OCR) software. This software reads the scanned image and recognises text as individual characters, and creates a text file. You can copy and paste th... Read More »
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Is there any word detection software that can scan non-copyable text, and paste it in a word document?

http://www.majorgeeks.com/PaperScan_Free… freehttp://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/co… not so freeAll OCR software, even the most expensive and well built, is hit and miss for accuracy of scan... Read More »
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Is there a way to scan a printed page into the computer and then copy and paste the text?

The only way to recognize a text is to use an OCR program which will convert your image back to text. If you want to copy/paste a scanned text, that can be done and it can still be re-converted bac... Read More »
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Is there a way I can scan a document then edit it using word ?

As has already been said, you need to scan your document using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software.Here's a link to one of the very few free ones. It's called SimpleOCR v3.1, and it can s... 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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