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converting scaned documents to word format

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Does any one have any idea how to convert scaned documents to word format?
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the process is this:
(after having the scanned the document to file)
1. use an OCR (Optic Character Recognition) program to convert the file to text format.
2. load the text file to word and save it as a word document.

you can get a test drive version of an OCR program at:
http://www.ocr.com/html/ocrdown1.html

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