Here’s a neat trick to try with Google Keep.  We’ve been learning about the free notebook program all week. Today I’ll show you how you can easily turn the text from an image into editable text that you can copy.

If you want to learn more about Keep, read the following articles.

On Monday, I introduced you to Keep.  (You can click here to read that tip.)

On Tuesday, we learned how to make checklists and change note colors. (Click here to read that tip.)

On Wednesday, we explored how to add images and drawings to notes. (Click here to read that tip.)

Thursday, we explored how to label and archive notes. (Click here to read that note.)

Here’s how to quickly take text from an image.  Start by creating a new note with an image.

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Select the image with the text. Choose Open.

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Once the note is created, click the three-dot menu icon. Then choose Grab image text from the drop-down menu.

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The text will be copied into the note.

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You’ll be able to edit and copy the text.

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