Epson Perfection V33 Scanner

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The scanner is not recognizing characters well, what should I do?
Try the following:
  • Make sure the document lies straight on the scanner glass.

  • In Office Mode or Home Mode, select the Text Enhancement check box. See Converting Into Editable Text in Office Mode.

  • Adjust the Threshold setting.

    • Office Mode or Home Mode: Select Black & White as the Image Type setting. Then try adjusting the Threshold setting.

      Professional Mode: Click the + (Windows) or (Mac OS X) button next to Image Type and select the appropriate Image Option setting. See Converting Scanned Documents Into Editable Text for more information.

  • For small text, try selecting 400 as the Resolution setting.

  • Click Configuration, select the Preview tab, and select or deselect the Preview image rotation check box.

  • Check your OCR software manual to see if there are any settings you can adjust in your OCR software.
Published: June 2, 2010

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