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Unable to scan

Postby flashmantomas » Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:55 pm

I am trying to scan a document into Writer. I'm able to select source, but when I try to request the scan, nothing happens.

Does anyone know how to resolve this. I have been able to scan in the past
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Re: Unable to scan

Postby John_Ha » Fri Apr 17, 2020 12:47 am

Use the workaround of scanning, saving to a JPG (photo) or PNG (graphic) file and inserting the saved file.

See [Tutorial] Some useful hints on using images for a discussion on how best to handle images in Writer.
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Re: Unable to scan

Postby Zizi64 » Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:46 am

If you want insert a textual content, then you must use a third party character/text recognition software during/after the scan procedure.
The AOO/LO has not such feature.
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