Converting a physical document into digital form

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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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Apply metadata to files based on OCR of their content

Essentially I'm looking for a tool (Windows/Mac) that will allow me the following workflow: Scan ALL my documents into a folder (200-300 scanned images) run the tool that will go through all the ...
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How do I convert ms/line to ppm

I'm looking at buying a scanner with a document feeder. The feeder can feed in 30 ppm, but the scanner can only can at 12 ms/line. So how fast is the scanner scanning? Is having such a fast ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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nmap against windows 7

When executing the **smb-enum-shares.nse** script against a Windows XP host, I receive the output I'm expecting (shares, path etc.). However, when running the same script against a Windows 7 host, ...
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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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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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Convert black to white in scanned PDF

I have scanned many pages on a scanner with scan type set to 300 dpi black and white text and output format set to PDF. Unfortunately, a great deal of the pages were from a book and there is a shadow ...
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How to set the same crop settings for all documents being scanned?

I'm scanning a lot of images using Windows Fax & Scan. I reduced the DPI to speed up the process. All photos are the same size, so I was wondering if I can crop them all at once. Right now, I ...
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How to scan and autocrop?

I have windows 7 64bit and HP Printer, I used to have windows XP and the HP software use to autocrop the image, with windows 7 there is no option to autocrop a picture once you are done scanning, you ...
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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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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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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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GUI interface to scan for local network public files

What are the best tools out there, for mac, windows and linux, to scan a local area network for files? I want the results to open the file directly and/or being able to easily select and copy. edit: ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Scanning Books: Organizing knowledge

I'm scanning several volumes of music theory books. Apart from creating one pdf/djvu for each book, I want to logically organize the contents, across volumes, in a searchable, collectable way. (No ...