Here's our Hardware Tip for.. September 8, 2000
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Scanner Tips--Part 5 of 5
If you will be digitizing documents for use in your word-processing application, definitely investigate the optical character recognition software that comes with your scanner. Unfortunately, in low-end scanners (costing around $100), the OCR software is usually a light version of a more full-featured package you would need to purchase separately. Still, you should shop around for the best OCR package that's bundled with a scanner on your list. Unless you frequently digitize documents, you may not need to purchase a separate OCR package.