could we turn the scanned document in to word and make changes on it?
2010-12-15 01:34:32 UTC
i scaned an agreement and i want to make changes on it after sccaning so i want to turn it to word so i can fix some of the details could i ?
Seven answers:
2010-12-15 01:42:09 UTC
If you have Word 2007 or earlier, you can use the Microsoft Office Document Imaging application that is already installed on your computer. This article describes how (midway through):

There are other OCR (optical character recognition) programs available that can do this, some for free. Often, there is some sort of OCR program installed as part of your scanner's software bundle.
The Phlebob
2010-12-15 20:21:15 UTC
You could run what’s called an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) program (one may have come with the scanner) on the scanned document and convert it to text that Word can handle, but OCR is an art, not a science. I can almost guarantee that you will have to fix:

1. Mis-converted fonts.

2. Mis-read characters (i for l, for instance, o, 0 or Q mixups)

3. Mangled layout.

The scanned document, as a Word file, may look nothing like the paper copy. Depending on the document’s layout, you might spend a lot of time getting it close to what the original looked like.

Hope that helps.
2010-12-15 01:43:40 UTC
It's possible but you'll need OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to translate it in to Word. You may have gotten some of that software with your scanner, they used to include that sometimes but it's all going to depend on how clear the scan is. OCR is only so good so you may have to edit more than you intended to as well.

Depending on the length and complexity of the agreement, it might be faster to reproduce it in Word or see if you can get a PDF of the document. That you could modify easier.

Hope that helps!
pete l
2010-12-15 01:39:30 UTC
Yes, You need some OCR software (Optical Character Recognition) this is usually supplied on the disk with your scanner but there are lots of free programs on the internet, just search for OCR Software.
2016-12-05 07:11:52 UTC
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2016-12-18 08:50:53 UTC
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2010-12-15 01:40:36 UTC
Unfortunately you can't make any changes on it after you have scanned it. The scanner changes the type to be somewhat picture and word can handle only text. You can do some changes to it on photoshop, but it's hard.

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