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I have recently been writing a hefty bit on my type writer. Now, I do not mind rewriting, but transcribing (as some parts are worth keeping for consideration) is a very dull affair.

Does anyone now how I can turn it into a word document via scanning?

I can scan the bulk and make a pdf, but was wondering what to do after.

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Do you also smoke a pipe and wear a tweed jacket with patches on the elbows when you write?
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I have recently been writing a hefty bit on my type writer. Now, I do not mind rewriting, but transcribing (as some parts are worth keeping for consideration) is a very dull affair.



Does anyone now how I can turn it into a word document via scanning?



I can scan the bulk and make a pdf, but was wondering what to do after.



Thank you


Stop writing on a typewriter. If you feel you NEED the tactile sensation drink more; itíll pass.

This is 2018... we have to ďlet beĒ what ďis.Ē

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I have a really cool looking Royal typewriter; purely for decorative purposes.
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Bah!!! Something is cathartic about writing on a type writer.
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Bah!!! Something is cathartic about writing on a type writer.


Thereís probably something cathartic about fucking a sheep too, but reasonable people donít do that.... often.
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Really? You gonna throw that kind of orange and apple fallacy?

Yeah, I aint no damned hipster, but I like to write stories on a type writer, I also hand write my shit poesy. Now, I aint no laudite, but I enjoy it.

I like developing black and white film for photography cause the rhythm centers me. Yeah it may be douchey, but I likes it damnit.

Plus, I like not having spell check. Makes me think more, and slow down.

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I'd hire a sexy dame in a tight sweater who takes dictation.
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I'd hire a sexy dame in a tight sweater who takes dictation.


No you wouldnít. Your wife would shut that shit down in a second.
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Really? You gonna throw that kind of orange and apple fallacy?

Yeah, I aint no damned hipster, but I like to write stories on a type writer, I also hand write my shit poesy. Now, I aint no laudite, but I enjoy it.

I like developing black and white film for photography cause the rhythm centers me. Yeah it may be douchey, but I likes it damnit.

Plus, I like not having spell check. Makes me think more, and slow down.

Bah! Sheep shagger


Fair enough. I donít know the answer to your tech problem, then. Bound to be some kids here who can help you out. But, kids these days are slow to actualize. Me, I pull the trigger and ask questions later. Good luck.
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Bah! Damnit Tim! Thought you were stringing me along cause you had the answer. You twisted devil hahahaha
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Thought about using a dictating feature, but I really want my punctuation and paragraphs
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Thought about using a dictating feature, but I really want my punctuation and paragraphs


People say Nuanceís Dragon speech to text software is really good. You can speak the punctuation. Iím sure thereís a way to speak paragraphs.

I wrote a story using Apple Notes and spoke it instead of texting it with my thumbs. I had to go back and separate paragraphs, but the rest was easy. There were some corrections, editing, but there would be anyway.
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No you wouldnít. Your wife would shut that shit down in a second.
Of course.

What I meant was, if I were you I'd hire a sexy dame in a tight sweater who takes dictation.
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People say Nuanceís Dragon speech to text software is really good. You can speak the punctuation. Iím sure thereís a way to speak paragraphs.

I wrote a story using Apple Notes and spoke it instead of texting it with my thumbs. I had to go back and separate paragraphs, but the rest was easy. There were some corrections, editing, but there would be anyway.
I dont trust it when you're helpful.... Fell like youre just mocking heh
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Of course.

What I meant was, if I were you I'd hire a sexy dame in a tight sweater who takes dictation.
My girl is my sexy dame in a tight sweater haha
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Of course.



What I meant was, if I were you I'd hire a sexy dame in a tight sweater who takes dictation.


Despite her Catholic lovingness and acceptance, sheíd probably stab me in the balls while I slept. Everyone has a line that can be crossed. Some near, some farther out.
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I dont trust it when you're helpful.... Fell like youre just mocking heh


Ha ha!

Naw, seriously. Sometimes Iím the real me. Mostly though, youíre right, Iím just bored and slinging the first thought that comes to mind. Often not the best advice.
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Ha ha!

Naw, seriously. Sometimes Iím the real me. Mostly though, youíre right, Iím just bored and slinging the first thought that comes to mind. Often not the best advice.
I believe you may have just created the best explanation fir all of humanity
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I believe you may have just created the best explanation fir all of humanity


Itís the whole of social media in a couple sentences. Iím committed to riding this wave out, though. All waves have to go back out to sea eventually.
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Ya never heard the tale of the waved that crashed on shore? Only the remains made it out to sea...

I'm like really drunk, but you knew that
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Ya never heard the tale of the waved that crashed on shore? Only the remains made it out to sea...

I'm like really drunk, but you knew that


I got sober, bro. Iím down 45lbs.

Even if youíre drunk Iíll take your posts seriously. I donít discriminate. Some fuckers get sober and want the preach.

I think about the motion, the flavor, the life, and abide, like the dude.
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Stop writing on a typewriter. If you feel you NEED the tactile sensation drink more; itíll pass.

This is 2018... we have to ďlet beĒ what ďis.Ē

https://youtu.be/PQxQv-qwOLE


And if you didnít watch this whole video, do.

It explains everything you need to know about relationships. Pay attention to the details.
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Have you- wait for it- tried- oh this will be good - turning it off and on again?
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daes- perhaps the full on version of PDF (not the free download reader) can do this? I know that in some instances I can cut and past lines from pdf's into Word.
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https://typewriterreview.com/2015/10...ges-into-word/




http://fictionwriterstoolbox.com/con...and-word-docs/


https://www.wikihow.com/Turn-a-Scann...-Word-Document
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I haven't seen anything that says "Epson" in eons....lol
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