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Old 02-06-2014, 06:39 AM
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First make sure that these are actually frames and not textboxes and not text boundaries. One way to be sure is to (in a copy of your document) use Ctrl-A to select all text in the document and then apply the body text style. If they are frames, the frames should disappear. That may make a hash of your formatting because the conversion program was using those frames for something.

You are not going to want to hear this, but my recommendation when faced with a converted document that you want to edit is to paste the text into Notepad and then copy it from Notepad into a new Word document and format that document using Styles. Understanding Styles in Microsoft Word

I have not used Readiris. All methods of conversion into Word (including Word itself) make a hash of formatting, creating documents that are virtually impossible to edit. This is usually because of changing margins by paragraph but can be for other reasons. The formatting is a nightmare. Numbering goes crazy. It certainly does not sound like Readiris is any exception.

In addition, scanned documents get text through the process of OCR. While OCR has improved dramatically, it is still far from perfect. You will want to proofread and double-proofread your text.

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