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How to Convert Scanned Document to PDF

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Any scanned document can be converted into other different formats, including PDF format used for capturing and sending electronic documents in exactly the intended format. By converting scanned document to PDF you can add more value to your important scanned documents. This article will explain you how to convert scanned document to PDF.

Part 1The Program for Converting Scanned Document to PDF

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Wondershare PDFelement makes it easier or possible for us to do modifications on scanned document and save it in many output formats like PDF, Word, Excel, PPT, EPUB and more. By using its OCR (Optical Character Recognition) feature, you can transform scanned documents into editable files and save them as PDF, Microsoft Office, EPUB files.

PDFelement offers fast recognition of content with text, images, and numbers and effectively keeps of document layout. It also supports a wide range of OCR language, enabling you to get an editable file with high accuracy.

Part 2How to Convert a Scanned Document to PDF

Below I will show you how to save and edit a scanned as a PDF file. Follow the steps after you’ve successfully downloaded and installed OCR.

Step 1. Import Scanned Document into PDFelement

Run PDFelement on your computer. The file can be opened directly opened with PDFelement by clicking on the "Open File" button.

Step 2. Change Scanned Document to PDF

With the OCR function, the program will automatically detect the scanned file and then prompt you to use OCR. Click on the "Perform OCR" button from the top information bar and select the language of the document and click on "OK". While OCR is performing, don't execute other activities.

Step 3. Edit Content in Your PDF (Optional)

After the OCR has accomplished its task, you can further editing your document if necessary. PDFelement offers a variety of editing and annotating tools. To modify the texts on your document, you can go to the "Edit" tab and choose "Edit". Then double click on the text which you want to edit and make the change.

Step 4. Save Your File as PDF

If you're satisfied with the changes made, now is the time to save the document in the PDF format. Use the "Save" icon in the upper menu bar or you can go to "File > Save as". You will be able to choose where to save the file, and the file name.

Part 3Useful Tips for Using the OCR Features

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Published: Mar 29,2016 19:30 pm / Updated: Apr 11,2017 14:38 pm

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