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 ...