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How do I convert a scanned document to a editable Word Document?

I have a Canon MG2220 All-in One printer scanner. When I do a scan using the installed software on the computer it seems I only have one option and that is a PDF document. I would like an editable Microsoft Word document but I ca seem to find a way to do this. I tried converting the PDF to a TIFF file but it seems that I need to have Microsoft Document Imaging to get the document to a WORD file. I do not have Microsoft Document Imaging installed on my computer in my Office 2007 and I do not have the option to install it.

Can anyone help?

Thank you,

    TomS

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Re: How do I convert a scanned document to a editable Word Document?

Hi!

Thanks for your post!

 

We do have a step by step guide for how to extract text from a scan available for your printer using OCR! You can find it here: http://Canon.us/jb9y It will convert the text to a notepad document that you can then copy and paste into Microsoft Word if needed. 

 

We hope this helps!

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Re: How do I convert a scanned document to a editable Word Document?

Samantha, Thank you so much. That works great.

TomS

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