How to use OCR feature with Cannon scanner



Start scanner's toolbox

Click OCR

Follow on screen instructions

Save text file



Example shown here is a scanned image of the do-list report converted to text. Worked perfectly. Now have to see how it does with other images.

Too bad this scanner doesn't have a feed


Can click ADD MORE for next test, see below






Not so good with hand-written note, but expected






Major disappointment - scanned an article clipped from the WSJ, got gibberish. Maybe slightly out of square on scanner bed?


It reported 100% accuracy. Interesting




Better - using scan grayscale ... now it works ...