Have you ever scanned a document in .pdf format, but you can’t make an editing, like adding some text or deleting them?
Of course you can’t make an editing, while to just select and copy the text seems impossible to you, doesn’t it?
If you are only offered .pdf, .tif, .jpg the scan is producing only a picture of your document and you need to process that image through an OCR program such as ABBYY FineReader (there are others) to convert into editable text.
The scanned PDF document is the document resulted from scanned paper document or from scanned book.
In general, if you change the paper documents / books into pdf documents using software built from Scanner then the resulting PDF document is in the form of an image stored in PDF format.
Therefore, you can’t select text, search and edit the text.
Then how can I make scanned PDF documents editable?
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