How to Copy Text from Images

If you want information in the form of text from scanned copies or images, then you write the text by typing or use OCR software. OCR (optical Character recognition) software is used to extract text from images. It will recognize the handwritten, printed or typewritten text and reproduce them into editable word or txt format. They are not 100% accurate and the converted document still needs some editing. But it is better to use OCR software and do some editing rather to type the whole Document.

How to Copy Text from Images

If you have Microsoft office in your computer then you won’t require any other software. You can use Microsoft Office OneNote to copy text from image. In this article I have given the tricks on how to copy text from images using Microsoft office.
  • Install MS-Office on your system.
  • StartàAll ProgramsàMicrosoft OfficeàMicrosoft Office OneNote.
  • Copy and paste the image into MS-OneNote window which you want copy the text.
  • Right Click on the image and select ‘Copy Text from Picture option’.
  • Open a new Notepad or MS-Office word and paste the content.

Now you have the whole text in editable format. Then you can edit or format it for accuracy.

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