Scanning Editable searchable text

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by marine0816, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. marine0816 macrumors 6502a

    marine0816

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    How ho I do this?? I been looking all over but cant do this with my Epson 545 printer. I'm scanning large documents to PDF but with out the search for text feature. It makes it hard to find words. Thank you
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    Don't you have OCR scanning software with your Epson? As of now, the scanner just scans the text as image, not as text, that is what OCR software is there for.
     
  3. marine0816 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    marine0816

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    it doesnt have that option for the mac software
     
  4. Baklava macrumors 6502a

    Baklava

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    I recommend Adobe Acrobat Pro X. Had good results so far with OCR.
     
  5. marine0816 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    im not paying 500 dollars for a feature that I got free when using windows.. There has to be a free option
     
  6. marine0816 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Had to get a copy of Acrobat X Pro and FineReader.. Only credible options to OCR my digital documents
     

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