USING THE SCANNING FACILITY
Read&Write Gold for Mac allows you to scan any paper document into PDF, Word or
HTML. By scanning into PDF you can use the PDF Aloud tool bar to have any of the text
read to you. This will allow you to read faster and have a greater comprehension of
what is being said.
If you scan into Word you can then edit and have the scanned material read to you. The
incorporation of scanning offers a greater degree of flexibility by making paper
Text may also be scanned into HTML allowing you to see the scan in your browser.
Not only can the scanning function be used with a scanner, but you can use it with
digital cameras. For example, you could take a picture of a poster while you are out, and
then use Read&Write Gold for Mac to read it aloud for you at home.
To complete this section, you must ensure that you’ve set up your scanner
Read&Write Gold for Mac uses your default scanner.
Performing a scan
In this exercise you will learn how to perform a scan. A scan allows you to scan
directly into a PDF, MS Word or HTML document. This exercise will show you how
to scan to PDF.
Place a page into your scanner and then click on the
button on the
Read&Write Gold for Mac Toolbar.
Scanning Options will appear: