How to Create OCR Documents (PC)
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Aligning Documents on the Scanner

Scanning Documents into OCR Format

Converting Files to Text


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This tutorial will teach the basics of using Epson scanning software to create OCR files. Scanning files into an OCR format allows for the conversion of hard copy files into an editable text format that can be used with applications such as Word, WordPad or NotePad. Scanning to OCR on the Epson scanner allows for optical character recognition, the process in which a device examines printed characters on paper, determines their shapes, and then uses character recognition methods to translate the shapes into computer text.

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