scanning documents

By nell
Jun 29, 2007
  1. tried scanning a health application document,and saved it in a text file,when opened in word perfect i can't fill out the form. what am i missing? running windows xp. thanks
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Uhm. Scanners work on imaging principles. Unless you have some special text recognition software, all you will ever get out of a scanner is a picture.
  3. nell

    nell TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the info.
  4. nell

    nell TS Rookie Topic Starter

    running windows xp and omnipage 14. i scan a text page and save it in word. if it's a page with text and lines to fill out ( like a personal info form) the lines are not there or misplaced. tried some ajustments, nothing seems to help.
    any suggestions? thank you
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