Editing an OCR-converted document in Word
Thread poster: Susana E. Cano Méndez

Susana E. Cano Méndez  Identity Verified
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Hello, I have just converted a .pdf to Word by means of PDF Architect OCR module. But I can't edit it now in Word. I just want to select and copy (to paste in my current translation), but tool doesn't work. Does someone know how to do it?

Thanks a lot.

Word 2010
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[Edited at 2015-08-20 09:54 GMT]


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Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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Reopen MS Word? Aug 20, 2015

Susana E. Cano Méndez wrote:

Hello, I have just converted a .pdf to Word by means of PDF Architect OCR module. But I can't edit it now in Word. I just want to select and copy (to paste in my current translation), but tool doesn't work. Does someone know how to do it?
PDF Architect 2

[Edited at 2015-08-20 09:54 GMT]


When I met with such situation, I close and reopen MS Word.
For OCRed texts, special coding can possibly disturb Word functions. I convert the saved Word from *.docx to *.txt [plain text] to use only texts, not special formatting codes. These make my editing stages simpler.

Soonthon L.


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Susana E. Cano Méndez  Identity Verified
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That easy? Aug 20, 2015

Thanks a lot Soonthon!

I have already reopen Word twice or thrice
I will convert to .txt right now.

Have a wonderful day!


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It worked :) Aug 20, 2015

It worked just fine

And I'm not longer panicking...

Thanks


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