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Chapter 4. Editing and Formatting Text > Converting Scanned Documents to Text

Converting Scanned Documents to Text

Although you wouldn't want to depend on it for mission-critical applications, Office comes bundled with a surprisingly good Optical Character Recognition system. Converting hardcopy to a Word document is a two-step process:

  1. Scan the document and turn it into a TIF file. To do so, from Windows, choose Start, Programs, Microsoft Office Tools, Microsoft Office Document Scanning, and follow the instructions.


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