A.J. Andrews reports:
"Microsoft Office Document Imaging offers your business a way to edit text from scanned and online-faxed documents stored in a Tagged Image File Format. TIFF files are a popular format for transferring scanned and faxed documents to PCs, enabling you[r] business to receive files via email and edit the text with applications such as MODI. However, you must retrieve the TIFF file and edit its text in a Microsoft word processing program, such as Word...Click the Start orb followed by 'All Programs.' Select 'Microsoft Office.'...Select 'Microsoft Tools' from the drop-down menu. Click 'Microsoft Office Document Imaging.'...Click 'File' and 'Open' on the menu. Browse your computer for the Microsoft Document Imaging file you will edit...Click the imaging file you will edit to highlight it and click the 'Tools' tab. Select 'Recognize Text Using OCR' from the Tools menu...Click 'View' followed by 'Select Arrow Icon.'...Left-click the mouse and drag the cursor over the text you will edit to highlight it. Click 'Edit' followed by 'Copy.'...Open Microsoft Word and open a blank document...Click 'Edit' followed by 'Paste.' Your text from the Microsoft Document Imaging file is ready for editing...MODI was included with Microsoft Office 2007 and earlier. Now it's part of the free Microsoft SharePoint Designer. You can download the MODI component of SharePoint Designer without having to download the rest of the suite (see Resources).”
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