Converting a physical document into digital form

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Convert text in image file to text file

I have a PDF file which is a scan of a form containing pictures, tables and text. I'd like to run a program (not an online tool) on the file and have it produce a txt file containing the words. Not ...
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What is the right way of correcting a mistake made in filling OMR Sheet? [closed]

I had a exam yesterday. While filling the rollno I wrongly marked a digit in the OMR sheet. I corrected the mistake by scratching it with a blade and darkening the correct circle. Should I have to ...
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I have scanned a document containing table. How do I export this table to excel?

I have a document with various tables on it that I have scanned, yielding very clear jpeg images. Is it possible for some sort of text-recognition software to able to read the tables and allow me to ...
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How to scan documents into Windows 8.1 as JPEG images?

I recently updated my computer from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 and downloaded an up-to-date interface for my Brothers MFC-J825DW printer to accommodate scanning documents. Unfortunately, now when I ...
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Permanently setting B/W threshold in Acrobat XI?

I am looking for a software to conveniently scan documents in black and white (1 bit). Previously I have been using Presto PageManager in a version from 2001. Here I could set up scan settings, then ...
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Windows 8.1 will not connect to Canon scanner over USB

I've got a Canon MF4370dn that Windows 8 will occasionally refuse to connect to. More specifically, it detects that the printer/scanner is connected but when I load up Windows' scanning software it ...
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scanner shows up in xsane under a false device address

i have a problem communicating with my Brother DCP-8040 which can be used for scannig and printing as well. I cannot really tell what the problem really is but here is the output of commands that i ...
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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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Why is scanned PDF size varies with scanners?

I have a Samsung SCX 4623 FW all in one and a Canon multifunction at work. I observed that the PDF files generated after scanning documents is quite different. The PDF generated by SCX 4623 FW is 10 ...
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Smudge in scan mid page when using adf

I have an OKI printer/scanner that needed to be cleaned. I managed to get all the lines taken care of but about half way down the scanned page, and only when using the ADF, there is a smudge. It ...
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Connect a Sharp MX3140 to Skydrive

I have a client that uses SkyDrive for Small Business to store all their files. Each laptop is setup to connect to a shared site and this works well for them. They'd like to add a professional grade ...
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Does there exist a physical device which can batch scan playing-card sized media?

I have a Xerox WorkCentre at home, but the document feeder does not seem to work on poker cards. I have also seen various business card scanning devices, such as this one, but I am not sure if they ...
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Scanner stopped working (the scanner isn't available) - how to diagnose properly?

I have a HP 2320fxi that was running perfectly, all of a sudden scanning has stopped working. Printing is still OK. I am running Windows 8.1, connected over network (printer on static IP). Can ...
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How to calculate ip address in a range?

If I run this command, # nmap -sP 192.168.0.120/25 which IP addresses are scanned? How can I calculate the IP addresses that are in this range? I've been searching Google but I couldn't find ...
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How to configure Xerox Workcentre to create one mail with one attached PDF while scan documents

We use a Xerox Workcentre 6605 new in our office, if we try to scan a document to a email address from address book we get 4 E-Mail for one document (with 2 pages) two mails contain the scan as ...
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How can I mass cut PDFs to the correct smaller dimensions?

If I have pages from a book, so they're less than US letter size or A4, or whatever page size the scanner takes. But let's say they got scanned in as that page size the scanner takes. (Could be US ...
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How to auto-trim scanned images using imagemagick or graphicsmagick?

I've got some scanned images in *.jpg format. They are scanned using A4 scanner, in greyscale or colour. Scanned pages have very different dimensions - some A5, some A6, some business cards etc. ...
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Software (for windows) to enhance scanned documents? [closed]

Is there any software for windows that can enhance scanned handwritten (black&white) documents (jpegs) for better readability. I am looking for a software that can do this automatically to a bulk ...
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scanning a print to cad

I have a paper print (blue print for you old guys) that are scaled drawings of wing ribs for a home built airplane. I would like to be able to scan them so I could CNC cut the forming blocks. Most of ...
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image / document scanner source selection changing

I have an issue which might seem strange. In a computer two scanners are installed. A flatbed scanner and a document feeder. We use some web based procedures to do things in which document scanning is ...
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How does HP's “Scan to computer” feature work?

Many HP all-in-ones have a "Scan to computer" function where you can be standing at a network printer and scan all your gubbins straight to your computer without having to load up scanning ...
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Multifunction printer scanning to network share not working

I've had this problem on more than one printer, so I believe the issue is to do with the computer that I intend to scan documents to. On two different multifunction printers (HP and Canon), I've ...
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Mass port 80 check

so this is what I need to do. I need a way to check if port 80 is open (if the host is running a web server on port 80) on lots of IPs at a time, very fast, and then only save the ips that have port ...
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Why is my scanner producing all black images? [duplicate]

I have a HP PSC 1410 printer with a built-in scanner. I've been scanning documents and images with it for the last couple of years. Recently my scanner has stopped performing as expected and I can't ...
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How to make an image into a rich formatted document?

So I have a magazine (with couple of pages) in hands and I want to have a resulting file which will keep the whole diagram and image intact, but still allow me to search / find and select text in it. ...
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Use scanner on a HP8180 with obsolete ink cartridges

I use a PhotoSmart 8180 mainly for scanning. The ink cartridges are full, but 2 years old. I can't scan, for the printer asks me to change the ink cartridges. A phone call to Tech Support at HP France ...
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Collating scanned PDFs from 2 folders

I have the front and back side scans of about 1000 separate documents in 2 sepatate folders. I'm looking to create a batch operation that combines the front scan and its corresponding back side scan ...
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How to disable the opening of windows explorer after scan ?

How can i disable the opening of windows explorer after importing the pictures from camera ?
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optimal way to produce good or better hardcopies with a scanner and inkjet printer?

I have a color hardcopy with a very small font that is hard to read but just barely acceptable when scanned to a JPG file and then viewed zoomed on a LCD. It is impossible to read when color inkjet ...
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How to exact print uppon scanned document

I have a large set of printed documents of images that have a placeholder in order to put the image's code number. Documents are in A4 paper size. I scanned one of them and passed to Photoshop CS 5 ...
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suddenly cannot retrieve scan applications list from computer for Lexmark 9350 all-in-one printer

I suspect a Microsoft update to Windows 7 x64 in the past week or so may be preventing my Lexmark 9350 from downloading the scan applications list. It's been working for 2 years, and I can still print ...
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Kinect pictures come out broken/blotchy

I've been working on connecting my Xbox kinect to a windows 8 Asus computer, I have all the drivers installed, but when I start up a scanner, I get an image like this This happens with both skanect ...
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How can I use a network-connected HP All-in-One to scan on Windows 8?

I have an HP LaserJet All-in-One connected to my home network router. When I had Windows 7 I was able to scan documents to my computer using the default scanning software that came with Windows. I ...
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Make local scanner a network scanner?

I have a Canon MP530 attached to my PC. Other PCs in the house can print to this printer (when my PC and the printer are switche don) but I need the MP530 to scan, and send files to other PCs. At ...
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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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Disable preview when scanning with MacOSX

Is there any way to disable preview when scanning in flatbed mode? I don't understand why does it automatically scan a preview since I usually rescan the whole area: it's just a waste of time! I ...
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Enhancing a scanned document with Gimp

I have a pretty good scan of a document, in JPG format[1] that has Fuchsia type printed text, and black handwritten text. I wish to remove the handwritten text, and sharpen and colour enhance the ...
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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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Looking for software to rename file name of jpeg scan image of doc to text in the image

I'm scanning in many A4 paper documents to JPEG using a automated document feeder scanner. The results are FILE0001.JPG FILE0002.JPG etc. I would like a program to rename the file name title to text ...
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Scanning software invoked via buttons on scanner

I am trying to find some software that will integrate with the scanner properties events tab. I don't quite know what to call it, so if someone knows a better search term than "scanner events" please ...
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batch split note scans with automatic recognition of parts in page

I regularly use paper to make notes and concepts for most things, work and others. To be quick when having an idea I note them one after another, just to make sure I find things later, I use paper ...
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HP CM1415 scan to cloud or scan to email/FTP?

I'd like to have possibility to scan using HP CM1415fnw multifunction printer and send it automatically to cloud (e.g. Dropbox), email or FTP server. I've installed new firmware, which is described ...
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How can I get my Epson printer to scan a document into a single image?

I have an Epson Stylus SX438W printer / scanner, and when I try to use it as a scanner it has this bizarre automatic "feature" which causes it to detect the white background of whatever I'm scanning, ...
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Eliminating lines on a scanned photo (from a slide)

I am restoring an old photo for my father and am having some trouble. The photo was an old slide and no matter how many times and how many ways I scanned it, lines going across the picture always ...
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Image format for scanned documents

I'm scanning some documents for storage and sending over email. I prefer a lower file size over high image quality for this purpose. The scan dialog allows me to select JPG, PNG, BMP and TIF file ...
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How to scan multiple pages from a book under Linux?

I want the process to look like: I choose the correct scan settings (dpi, color depth, etc) I lay the first page on the scanner and trigger the process The scanner scans the page and waits for me ...
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Converting massive images to PDF, without crashing applications

I'm trying to work with a large-format scanner, and we are scanning very long documents. Example, one of our documents we cut into two pieces, and one of those pieces is 3633x82486 in resolution. My ...
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Hooking up a multifunction printer via network and USB

I have a Dell 2155CDN Multifunction printer that is hooked up through our network. But when using the scan feature, it is terribly slow, and I assume it has something to do with it scanning through ...
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scanner no longer working windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Professional x64 machine that no longer works with a Brother all-in-one printer/scanner when I try to scan. This happened seemingly out of nowhere. Printing still works, but when ...