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How can I check if a word document is manually typed and formatted OR scanned from PDF using OCR? I am talking in the context of data entry.

PDF, as such, does not have a “built in” OCR. The ability to OCR will be found in other software - such as Abbyy Fine Reader, which we use, daily. PDF is just a document format to hold the finished document in a way which will be read in the same way that it was saved. It used to be just for work going to the printers - so you knew that the final print would be the same as the proof. These days it has taken over from fax as probably being THE way to transmit printed and signed documents. See also Type Into Pdf (and others) of course However, it is now easy enough to find a programme which will allow you to edit a PDF so care must be taken to “lock” the file.

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The ability to OCR will be found in other software — such as Abbey Fine Reader, which we use, daily. In fact, it is so important that I give it its own page on this site, the OCR page. In fact, even more than PDF, if you want to see all the advantages of OCR on a computer, read the PDF OCR page.) If you want to use OCR on your iPad or iPhone, it's easier than ever before. There is a special OCR software you can install on your iPad called “OCR for iPad”. It enables you to take a PDF from your computer and have it read it back in a format such as Acrobat. The only file it actually requires is the PDF file itself. This is what the OCR software does automatically. If your PDF has metadata in the form of captions its even easier..

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