scanning a document

  Tony W. 20:52 14 Jul 2009

I have a lexmark printer/scanner and I am trying to scan a letter so that it can be opened in Open be emailed.

There are a number of saving options and I dont know which format to save it in.So any help much appreciated.

Options are convert to PDF
Scan and edit text OCR
Rich text format
Text document
Text document MS-DOS Format
Unicode text document.

Many thanks


  MAT ALAN 21:09 14 Jul 2009

The joys of computing are trial and error, why not just pick one and see what happens.
The joy you will feel when you have worked it out for yourself will be unmeasureable...

  Tony W. 07:56 15 Jul 2009

Oops sorry could have sworn I clicked on the "Helproom" Link.

  tullie 08:10 15 Jul 2009

Send the document to youself first.

  wiz-king 08:12 15 Jul 2009

'Scan and edit text' or 'rich text'

  Technotiger 08:15 15 Jul 2009

Text document - will open in Open

  Tony W. 08:19 15 Jul 2009


Thank you all problem resolved.


  scantronics 18:09 06 Oct 2009

If you scan to PDF it is a very flexible format you can read more about possible formats etc on this companys FAQ page click here

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