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How can a scanned document have multiple layers in resulting PDF?

A colleague and I find ourselves at odds about the details of a transaction. As proof to support his claims, I asked him to send me a copy of an invoice form he received with an order. The colleague ...
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Windows 10 Cortana not showing documents from partition d: (c: works, d: is indexed…)

I've installed win 10 on my grandpa's computer, who is blind and so he really needs the "cortana quick document search and open feature" which means typing 2-3 characters of document FILENAME and open ...
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Scanned image filtration

I scan documents into images, but my table (where I scan the documents) forms the border of images. So the images I get ain't the pure document I want to obtain. Any suggestion? Something like ...
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What features are important in a scanner + sheet feeder for old personal documents [closed]

I would like to scan some old text documents. My purpose is twofold: disaster recovery (e.g. fire), and to save space on bulky documents I rarely refer to (e.g. old phone bills). After scanning I ...
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How to reduce error rate when scanning pages using sheet feeder?

I would like to scan old text documents, and then destroy some of the originals. Apart from spot-checking, what can I do to get an acceptably low scan failure rate? I would like to get a failure ...
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How to verify scanned page count and quality when using sheet feeder?

I would like to scan old text documents, and then destroy some of the originals. There would be a few thousand sides of A4. To do this I will need some procedure to "QC" that all the pages have been ...
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Canon MF Network Scan Utility - autohide/“silent mode”

I've got this AIO printer - MF4570dn. Everything is working.. fine. What I want is some version of "silent" network scan - where you just put docs in scanner and press: Scanner -> Computer Scan ...
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Editing searchable .pdf OCR

My case is quite specific so I'll try to explain it quickly and precisely. I have to digitalize several old paper sheets of 230mm x 268mm (~ 9" x 27,7") folded in 4 parts; you can find a quick drawn ...
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Document scanning: How to speed up the software part of the scanning process? [closed]

I am looking for a solution to speed up my document scanning process, especially for those documents that are not suitable for a typical document scanner with an automatic document feeder (ADF). For ...
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Do TWAIN drivers benefit from multi-core CPUs?

Advanced TWAIN drivers of document scanners contain many image enhancement features such as descreen, color drop-out, despeckle, deskew, prevent see-through, etc. Some of these features are quite CPU ...
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Does ScanSnap S300M have storage capability?

Does ScanSnap S300M keeps copies of items that I've copied via it, and, if so, how I can access them? For example if I've used it to copy & then print a page (and did not save it on my computer), ...
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Can I use the Windows XP scanning wizard in Windows 7?

Windows XP had a scanning interface that was actually suitable for scanning more than one document--you set up the page dimensions, typed a name for the series, and then could ...
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Windows 8 scan profile missing black and white option (Kodak esp 1.2)

I have recently changed to Windows 8 and have connected our Kodak esp 1.2 printer/scanner using the out of the box Windows driver (previously we had an XP machine and used the Kodak driver bundle). ...
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Scanning through the Network

Our office uses a Toshiba estudio2830c to scan to the network and to send and receive faxes. Most days the scanning works correctly however there are some days when it takes almost hours for a staff ...
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Using an image editor to 'sign' scanned documents

I often get emailed documents, which I have to print, initial and sign, scan, and email back. I would much rather just scan a copy of my signature (or crop one out of a signed, scanned document n ...
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Convert PDF and Word documents to TIFF images

On Windows 7, how could I go about creating a TIFF image from a) MS Word documents, and b) PDF documents? I need the equivalent of printing out and scanning the document, so I can mimic signing the ...