How to Edit a Scanned Document in Microsoft Word
Have you ever had a paper copy of a paper or letter with some serious spelling errors and you cannot find the saved document on your computer? Well, don’t waste your time trying to rewrite your paper. You can just scan it onto a computer and edit it in Microsoft Word! Here’s how you can do it:
First, open up your scanned document in Windows Picture and Fax Viewer. Once you have the document opened, right click on the image, then click on convert to Adobe PDF.
Your scanned document will then open up in Adobe Acrobat Pro, but it is still only a picture. So, to open it up as a Microsoft Word document, you need to click on File>Save As>Microsoft Word>Word Document.
Then you need to select a name for your document and where you want to save it.
Once you have saved your document, go to where you saved you saved it and double click to open it.
Great! You can now edit your scanned document in Microsoft Word!