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No OCR after upgrading to MacOS 12.2 (and having to switch to HP Easy Scan from the App Store)

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Laser Jet Pro 200 color M276nw
macOS 10.12 Sierra

As described in the subject line...

Is there a way to restore the OCR capability (that worked just fine before)?

 

Thanks!

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@FB77

This is a great location to get assistance! I read your post and see that you want to restore the OCR capability. I would like to help you resolve this issue. 

  • Download and install the HP Easy Scan app (in English) from the App Store.
  • Place the document or photo printed side down on the scanner glass, then close the scanner lid.
  • In HP Easy Scan, select your printer name from the Scanner drop down menu.
  • Select your scan type from the Presets menu.
  • Click Scan.
  • Click Scan Next Item to add additional pages, or click Done.
  • Click the thumbnail version of the scanned item in the left panel. The item displays in the right preview pane.
  • Click Edit to adjust colors, straighten the scan, or crop the size.
  • To save your scans to a folder on the Mac, click Send in the bottom right corner of the window, then click Folder.
  • In the window that displays, click the Where menu to browse to the folder you want to save the file to, then click Save.
  • Before changing change the format anything other than PDF.

Refer the area highlighted in yellow in the below picture.

Let me know how it goes.

I hope it helps and if you feel I have answered your question and concerns,

Please mark this post as a solution accepted and Kudos would also be appreciated.

Cheers.

Sandytechy20
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Thanks!

 

I seen now that in the Format menu, you can choose 'Serachable PDF' (which seemed to be the default before).

This resolves my issue.

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@FB77

Thanks for the reply.

Good to know that issue is fixed.

Feel free to contact us in future if you need any assistance.

Cheers.

Sandytechy20
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