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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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 »

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 »

Does anyone know, when you scan a document how do you open it back up to type on it ?

You can not open a scanned document to just type on it. A scanned document is in essence an image, like a photo of the original.You can create a second copy of the original text document and use th... Read More »

How to scan a document and save the file in a .pdf format?

there is also a cool little application you can download (free) called PrimoPDF. It installs itself like a printer, then you go to print the picture or document like you normally would, but instea... Read More »