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DCP-9055CDN

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

DCP-9055CDN

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Date: 14/11/2012 ID: faq00002782_004

Scan a text document and convert it into a text file using the SCAN key on my Brother machine

You can scan a text document and convert it into a text file by pressing the SCAN key on the control panel of your Brother machine, and then edit it in your favorite word processing software.

  1. Load your document.
  2. Press SCAN.
  3. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose Scan to PC. Press OK.
  4. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose OCR. Press OK.
  5. (For network users)
    1. Press the UP OR DOWN ARROW key to choose the destination computer you want to send to.
      Note:
      If the computer is not displayed, see the Related FAQ's to solve the issue at the end of the page.
    2. Press OK.
    3. If the LCD prompts you to enter a PIN number, enter the 4-digit PIN number for the destination computer on the control panel and press OK.
  6. Press Black (Mono) Start or Color (Colour) Start or Start. The converted text data will appear in your pre-selected word processing application.

You can scan from your computer with the useful application as ControlCenter. Please refer to related FAQ's about how to use the ControlCenter with Windows/ Macintosh.

Related FAQs

Related Models

DCP-7055, DCP-7065DN, DCP-9055CDN, MFC-7360N, MFC-7860DW, MFC-9460CDN

If you need further assistance, please contact Brother customer service:

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