Mainpulate scanned text..

  midnighter 11:42 19 Feb 2010

Anyoneknow the best software/walkthrough for this?

  johndrew 12:08 19 Feb 2010

If you have `scanned` in a document it will be saved as either an image (jpg) or a PDF document. To modify the content of either you will need to return it to a text document. Is this what you are trying to do?

If this is so you will need either some OCR software (I`m unaware of any freeware which will do this) or a program such as PDF2Word (free click here).

  midnighter 12:27 19 Feb 2010

Thanks for the advice. What I'm trying to do is take a pdf/word document and image and mainoulate them.Thanks for the advice on pdfs

  mooly 12:40 19 Feb 2010

Something like Abbyy Finereader OCR is often provided free with 3 in 1 printers... it was with my Epson, and may be available as freeware if you search for it. Was a freebie a few weeks back too with a mag.

It converts scanned text to a text documant you can work with.
click here

  wiz-king 14:40 19 Feb 2010

If you just want to put a picture in with the text in a word document - put you cursor where you want the picture, go to insert, picture, from file, then select your picture, insert. That will put in your picture, you can ther right-click on the picture, formate object, then the layout tab to set the position of the picture and the text wrapping.

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