Copy and paste text and images

ShowCopy and paste text

You can copy selected areas of text in the page pane (page pane: Displays the page that's selected in the thumbnail pane in a larger size, and enables portions of the page to be selected and copied.) or in Reading view (Reading view: Presents a full-screen view of a single page or portion of a page for easy on-screen reading.). When you make a text selection, only entire words are selected. Words that extend beyond the selection rectangle are selected in their entirety. If you paste text back into a Microsoft Document Imaging document, the text is inserted as an annotation (annotation: An element that you can add to mark up your document, including text, highlighting, freeform text or shapes, or a picture.).

  1. On the View toolbar, click Select Button image.
  2. In the page pane, select the area you want to copy.
  3. On the Edit menu, click Copy.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • To paste the copied text back into a Microsoft Document Imaging document as an annotation, select the page you want the annotation to appear on, and then click Paste on the Edit menu.
    • To paste the copied text into another program, switch to that program, and then use that program's paste command.

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ShowCopy and paste images

You can copy images of selected areas of the page in the page pane (page pane: Displays the page that's selected in the thumbnail pane in a larger size, and enables portions of the page to be selected and copied.). If you paste an image back into a Microsoft Document Imaging document, the image is inserted as an annotation (annotation: An element that you can add to mark up your document, including text, highlighting, freeform text or shapes, or a picture.).

  1. On the View toolbar, click Select Button image.
  2. In the page pane, select the area you want to copy.
  3. On the Edit menu, click Copy Image.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • To paste the copied image back into a Microsoft Document Imaging document as an annotation, select the page you want the annotation to appear on, and then click Paste on the Edit menu.
    • To paste the copied image into another program, switch to that program, and then use that program's paste command.

 Note   Annotations are included when you use the Copy Image command.

ShowCopy and paste annotations

You can paste annotations (annotation: An element that you can add to mark up your document, including text, highlighting, freeform text or shapes, or a picture.) back into a Microsoft Document Imaging document, or as a picture into another program.

  1. On the Annotations toolbar, click Select Annotations Button image.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • To select a single annotation, click the annotation.
    • To select multiple annotations, drag over the annotations.
  3. On the Edit menu, click Copy.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • To paste the annotations back into a Microsoft Document Imaging document, select the page you want the annotations to appear on, and then click Paste on the Edit menu.
    • To paste the annotations into another program, switch to that program, and then use that program's paste command.

ShowCopy and paste page contents into another program

You can copy all the text on a page or an image of the entire page.

  1. In the thumbnail pane (thumbnail pane: Presents the current scanned document as one or more small images.), select the page you want to copy.
  2. On the Edit menu, click Select All.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • To copy all the text, click Copy on the Edit menu.
    • To copy an image of the entire page, click Copy Image on the Edit menu.
  4. Switch to the program into which you want to paste the copied text or image, and then use that program's paste command.

ShowPaste images from another program

You can copy an image from another program and paste it into Microsoft Office Document Imaging as a new page or on an existing page as an annotation (annotation: An element that you can add to mark up your document, including text, highlighting, freeform text or shapes, or a picture.).

  1. In the other program, copy the image you want to paste.
  2. Do one of the following: