If you need to scan directly into Excel, ABBYY Finereader has you covered. ABBYY will allow you to scan a hardcopy or printout to Microsoft Excel. It is very accurate.
My test was using Abbyy Finereader 14. I had to convert some text to numbers and use the Value function to make dates go from text to dates. Finereader was accurate. I tested the numbers to make sure they were correct. They were 100% accurate.
FineReader is an all-in-one OCR and PDF software application for increasing business productivity when working with documents. It provides powerful, yet easy-to-use tools to access and modify information locked in paper-based documents and PDF files.
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