Converting into Word, Excel, or PowerPoint Documents

This section explains how to convert the scanned image into Word/Excel/PowerPoint files using ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap bundled with the ScanSnap.
  • The converted data is saved in one of the following formats.
    • ABBYY Scan to Word: DOCX format (.docx)
    • ABBYY Scan to Excel(R): XLSX format (.xlsx)
    • ABBYY Scan to PowerPoint(R): PPTX format (.pptx)
  • To view or check documents converted into Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, complete the user registration and license authentication for these applications so that they can be used on your computer.
  • For details about the applications that are supported by ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap and their versions, refer to the ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap User's Guide. After installing a supported application, enable the application.
  • Do not use this function while you are working in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint. In addition, do not use Word, Excel, or PowerPoint while this function is being executed. Otherwise, a message such as "Call was rejected by callee" may appear and the conversion result may not be displayed.
  • For details about the OCR function of ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap, refer to Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Function of ABBYY FineReader for ScanSnap.
  1. In the Quick Menu, click the [ABBYY Scan to Word] icon ABBYY Scan to Word, [ABBYY Scan to Excel(R)] icon ABBYY Scan to Excel(R), or [ABBYY Scan to PowerPoint(R)] icon ABBYY Scan to PowerPoint(R).
    • A window appears, which indicates that the scanned image is being converted into a Word, Excel, or PowerPoint file. When the conversion is completed, Word, Excel, or PowerPoint starts up, and the conversion result is displayed.
  • You cannot start scanning when the Quick Menu is displayed. Wait until the conversion is over to scan another document.
  • Do not move, delete, or rename scanned images using other applications while the Quick Menu is displayed.
  • The settings for [ABBYY Scan to Word], [ABBYY Scan to Excel(R)], or [ABBYY Scan to PowerPoint(R)] can be changed. For details, refer to Changing the Settings of Linked Applications.
  • Profiles can also be used for the linkage function. For details, refer to Profile.