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Scanning and OCR

How to OCR a PDF file

Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, is a software process which enables images of printed text to be translated into machine-readable text. OCR is most commonly used when scanning paper documents to create electronic copies, but can also be performed on existing electronic documents (e.g. PDF).

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