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 Is there a way i can scan a document and then type on it like a text file.?

Answer Well, when you scan a document, it's in pdf format. It is uneditable unless you have adobe acrobat, which is pretty expensive. You can buy software to convert pdf files to microsoft word format, ... Read More »
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How do i scan a document and then be able to edit the text?

Most answers here are off. Scan the document and SAVE it as a jpeg hi-res.Now you can download FreeOCR, install it. Open your scan documents in it and click on OCR. It will change it to text that c... 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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When you scan a ducument it became a jpeg file How do you edit now the text in the scanned document?

Not really possible how you envision it. A jpeg is an image file, and the letters you see are not "letters" as a computer interprets it. You can always use paint to "white-out" the existing text ... 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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