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On 10/29/23 18:41, Kenneth Groninga wrote:
There are 2 instances.  I have an old written document that I want to edit.. So I scan it and file it in My Documents . Then I open it in Libre Office Writer to edit it and I can not edit the document.

That is normal.  If scanning turns the documents into
an image file, it cannot be edited by Writer or Draw.
I mean you can make marks on the document, but you
cannot change the text.

Also I type a document in Libre Office Writer and save it in My Documents.  Later I want to edit it so I open it in Libre Office Writer and again I can not edit it.  Why can I not edit these documents?

That is not normal.  You should be able to edit it.

So when you type something to edit it, does anything
happen?  Can you get a blinking cursor?

Kenneth Groninga

On Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 3:58 PM Mike Flannigan <> wrote:

    What you are doing is not normal.  Why scan it?  Why not
    just open the text file in anything and edit it?

    If you want to go back and forth between text and image file,
    you can.  On Linux I use tesseract to do ocr.


    On 10/26/23 10:05, wrote:

    How do I scan a text document and save it and then later open it and edit

    Kenneth Groninga

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