Scanning Text with the HP ScanJet 6300C on PC bologna in the FLMC

    Scanning from Microsoft Word 97
     
    1. Place your text document in the ScanJet 6300c face down in the top right corner of the scanner (there is an arrow).
    2. Open the Windows Applications folder. Open Microsoft Word 97.
    3. Check the setings: click File, then Acquire Text Settings. A window will open with four tabs: OCR, Scanner, Format and Direct OCR. Make sure the following buttons are selected, and leave the rest alone: in Format, make sure Single Column and Retain font and paragraph formatting are selected. In Direct OCR, make sure Draw zones automatically is selected.
    4. Click File, then Acquire Text. The scanner will now scan the document.
    5. After the document has been scanned into Word, you can edit, spell check, modify, save, etc.


    Scanning from OmniPage Pro
     

    1. Place your text document in the ScanJet 6300c face down in the top right corner of the scanner (there is an arrow).
    2. Open the Development Tools folder. Open OmniPage Pro.
    3. Check the Document Source, Original Layout, Output Format and Export Destination settings in the OmniPage window to see that they are set as desired.
    4. Click on the large green Start button in the upper right corner of the OmniPage window.
    5. The scanner will now scan and select the text.
    6. If the selection of text is not what you wished, you can manually select the text by clicking and dragging around the text in the Image View window and clicking the green button again.
    7. You may now be asked to enter a name to save the file as, select the location and name and click Save.
    8. Congratulations! You can now edit and save what you have scanned.


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