If the original is a paper document and a copy thereof must also be received in paper form, you need a copy machine - Xerox. If access to it is not at home, at work or with friends, find any private company that provides Photocopying services - for example, a shop engaged in making copies of documents. In state institutions, related to the documents of the population, you too can make a xero- copy - these services are provided to tax offices, passport offices, pension funds, etc.
If a copy of the original paper document in electronic form, in addition to the scanner, you can use any modern camera, able to save the image file. These two devices (scanner and digital camera) will allow you to get the most high-quality electronic copy of the document. If the only important information contained in the document, and as a minor, you can use the built-in camera of mobile phone or laptop. Obtained by any of the listed devices files with copies of paper documents can be used electronically and printed using the printer.
If the original document contained in electronic form (in the file) and a copy thereof must also be a file, then create a copy using a computer program that is installed with your computer's operating system file Manager. To run it on Windows, it is enough to simultaneously press WIN key and E (Russian). Finding in the opened window the file that contains the original document, click on it once with the left mouse button, and then press CTRL + C and then CTRL + V. as a result, In the same folder will be a file with the same name as the original document, but with the addition of "Copy" at the beginning of the name.
If the document is in electronic form it is necessary to create a paper copy, it will need a printing device is a printer. If the computer is connected to such a device, open the original document in the appropriate size editor, press CTRL + P and the document will be sent to the printer. An alternative method can be used if the printer is not, and has the ability to send a document from the computer and get him on the phone, equipped with Fax. This method makes sense to use, if the paper copy doesn't matter.
Advice 2: How to make an electronic copy of the document
It is no secret that a document can be both electronic and paper version. Of course, an electronic document is much easier, but in order to convert one to another, require special equipment.
Electronic copy of the document
Today there are many ways to create a copy of a paper document, translate from paper format to electronic, etc for making copies of paper documents required only copier, to translate a paper document to its electronic format will require not only special equipment, but also software.
How to create an electronic version of the document?
To create an electronic copy of the document, the user will need a scanner or MFP (multifunction device). Of course, if the needs of MFP not, and buying it is not easier to do it with a scanner. First, it is much cheaper, and secondly, it will perform exactly the function that a user wants, namely to scan a document and translating it into electronic format.
To run the scanner will need a special software driver. Usually it is bundled with the device, but if not, you can always find on the Internet. You can use the software ABBY Finereader, which is made by directly scanning and text recognition.
The entire procedure of converting paper document to electronic format can be reduced to two processes (scanning and OCR). For CSOs to make an electronic copy of the document, you must: go to the start menu and the all programs list to find either the driver from the scanner or MFP, or software ABBY Finereader and run it. After starting the program and scanner you can open the cover and put it on a paper document text down. The document should be placed on the surface of the scanner as straight as possible against the edges of the working surface of the device. Next, you as tightly as possible to squeeze the cover to prevent the light from falling on the work surface. Otherwise, the electronic document will turn out overexposed, that is part of the text that was in the light will not be visible.
Next, in the settings you should choose optimal scan parameters, such as color, output size, output resolution, etc. When you're ready, you can press the button "Scan". When the procedure is complete, click on "Recognition", which will be converted into electronic format, for example .doc, and the document can be opened in a text editor to make changes.