FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

Scan to an Editable Text File (OCR) Using ControlCenter4 Advanced Mode (Windows®)

Your machine can convert characters in a scanned document to text using optical character recognition (OCR) technology. You can edit this text using your preferred text-editing application.
  • Select Advanced Mode as the mode setting for ControlCenter4.
  1. Load your document.
  2. Click the (ControlCenter4) icon in the task tray, and then click Open.
  3. Click the Scan tab.
  4. Click the OCR button.
    The scan settings dialog box appears.
  5. Change the scan settings, such as file format, file name, destination folder, resolution and colour, if needed.
    • To change the file name, click Change.
    • To change Destination Folder, click the folder icon.
    • To preview and configure the scanned image, select the PreScan check box.
  6. Click Scan.
    The machine scans the document, converts it to editable text, and then sends it to your default word processing application.

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