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6 GTD And Going Paperless – Filing Documents

This is a guest post from Alex Satrapa, a software engineer and Paperless Document Organization Guide interviewee. Through DocumentSnap you’ve been introduced to the Paperless Workflow, which relates to organising documents. You may also have been introduced to the Getting Things Done system, which relates to taking action. The two can be used very effectively […]

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3 Free Online OCR With RICOH Innovations

Most scanners these days come with an Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, program of some sort to make PDFs searchable. However, what if you don’t have an OCR program or you just want to do a quick and dirty file conversion without messing around with an application? A few DocumentSnap commenters have pointed out that […]

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11 How To Scan To Gmail With The Fujitsu ScanSnap

I am sure most computer-savvy readers can relate to this: family gatherings involve good food, good times, and providing computer help. This Christmas was no exception; in between bites of lefse (the only Norwegian thing my family does), my dad, who uses a Fujitsu ScanSnap S300 (the precursor of the ScanSnap S1300) was having trouble […]

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26 OCR Smackdown: ABBYY FineReader vs. Adobe Acrobat

A very common request that I get here at DocumentSnap is to compare the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities of ABBYY FineReader with Adobe Acrobat. Why? Well, for starters, both of them come included with models the Fujitsu ScanSnap as well as other scanners. I decided to do a quick test comparing the OCR of […]

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4 Shoeboxed Review – Receipts, Business Cards, And Documents In The Cloud

I’ve mentioned Shoeboxed quite a few times here on DocumentSnap as a good way to handle receipts and business cards if you don’t have the time or the equipment to do the scanning yourself. Basically how it works is you take your receipts, business cards, and other documents and put them into a pre-paid (usually- […]

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