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i was wondering if there is any free tools that will let ya scan and covert a scan file into lets say csv format to import in to a address book
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What exactly are you attempting to do? What are you trying to scan?
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well like my post said when i scan a document it comes out jpeg or something of that nature u know graphic scans. i am trying to convert it to a csv file etc to import it into my address book. didnt know would there be any free programs out there to do this sort of thing
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If you talking like jpeg scans of business cards and such, I don't think it can be done. You'd probably have to scan them using OCR software, edit and save the result as a text file and then import that into Address Book. Quicker just to type the info into the address book.
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well just takes forever to type and i have a scanner so why not no its addresses from a address book offline
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Most recent scanners come with a utility CD that typically features some OCR software that will probably do what you want.
Note that if all the entries are hand-written OCR probably won't be able to read it so you'll be forced then to manually type everything by hand.
I'd get typing if I were you :)
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well my scanning cd that came with the scanner wont install even hp could not get it to work. but the drivers will. well im trying to scan a print hard copy of a directory. well i came across several programs that said ocr maybe i need to try em dont know
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