Microsoft PowerPoint is
one of the most popular tools for creating presentations. A presentation
consists of a number of slides containing visual representations of the
content material. Slides are often printed out and handed out to the
You may wish to convert your
printed copy of the presentation into electronic form.
One page will typically contain form three to six slides printed in very
small font, which may have an adverse effect on recognition.
To improve the recognition
quality of PowerPoint printouts:
- If the slides are
printed in very small font, scan the document at 400 -600 dpi instead
of the usual 300 dpi.
- Split the scanned image so
that a separate batch page corresponds to each slide. To do all this, select the Split image item in the Image menu.
The Split image dialog will open. Click the
in the dialog and then click ОК. New pages will be created in
the Batch window: each page will contain an image of a single slide. The source image will be removed from the batch. For
more information on how to split an image into several batch pages,
please see Working with Business
- Now you can process each
slide separately just like any other document (automatic mode is also
Once all the handouts have been
scanned and processed, you can recognize, edit, and save them in any
supported format, including PowerPoint.