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Take Control of PDFpen 5 by Michael E Cohen

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Import from Scans and Graphic Files

PDFpen can scan documents and create PDFs from the scans. It can also create PDFs from graphic files. If you have printed copy or graphic files that you need to make into PDFs, use the techniques in this section.

Just because the PDFs you make this way start out as graphic images, however, you don’t have to forgo PDFpen’s text editing capabilities: PDFpen can recognize text in the images and perform optical character recognition (OCR) to make the text editable.

Use a Scanner to Make a PDF

PDFpen supports any scanner that the Mac’s Image Capture software recognizes, and any scanner that uses a TWAIN driver compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 or later. When you scan a document with PDFpen, the program creates a new PDF ...

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