Scanning Using OCR - Windows

You can use the ABBYY FineReader OCR program to convert scanned documents to editable text.
  1. Place your original on your product for scanning.
  2. Click or Start > All Programs or Programs > ABBYY FineReader Sprint > ABBYY FineReader Sprint. You see this window:

  3. Select the language used in the document you are going to scan as the Document Language setting.
  4. Click the Scan to Other Formats icon.
  5. If you see the Select Scanner window, select your product and click OK.
    Note: Do not select a WIA option for your product; it will not work correctly.
    You see the scan settings window.
  6. Select your scan settings.
  7. Click Preview and adjust the area you want to scan, if necessary.
  8. Click Scan.
    Note: To scan a multi-page document, select settings in the Multi-Page Scanning section and click Scan for each page.
  9. When you are finished scanning, click Close. Your document is scanned and processed into editable text, then you see the Save As window.
  10. Select a name and a file format for your document and click Save. The file is saved and then opened in an application associated with the file type you selected, if available on your system.