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Help! I’m an admin, not a techie!

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Question: “I am an admin who has two programs that are supposed to be used for conversion and editing: Adobe Acrobat and ScanSoft (OmniPage 16 and PaperPort 11). I have not been able to understand the concepts or even stumble through the ScanSoft Suite. I called ScanSoft but they want to charge for help. Can someone give me a first grade view of how this system works? Or help me figure out how to convert and edit in Adobe Acrobat? I am desperate!” – An admin, not a techie

Here's the advice offered by other members of our Admin Pro Forum:

Doreen: I use PDF Converter Professional. I find it works much better than Adobe Acrobat for converting from a pdf to a word document. Very easy and intuitive.

Janice: I find that Google always gives me info I can use. Also I have purchased books to help me learn new software/software updates on Amazon.com. and I have taken courses offered at a local junior college in new software I am expe...(register to read more)

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Susan Sims October 31, 2011 at 10:18 am

An alternative is to download PDF Studio from Qoppa Software. With this commercial desktop tool, you can read directly from your scanner into PDF files. The resulting pages can be marked by you with graphical, text, bookmarks, watermarks, or you can even digitally sign them.
The free version will let you read and mark, with the demo watermark on the files you see or save.
Qoppa also now offers a no charge PDF reader for Android devices, and a commercial PDF tool that allows you to fill interactive forms and markup PDF documents so your markups can be viewed in other PDF readers.
Adobe invented the PDF standard, and Qoppa is helping to make it ubiquitous by delivering self-contained software that runs on all platforms and produces PDF standard output.

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