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  1. QR Code Reader

    Please add a QR Code and Barcode Scanner that shows details about the item or for business cards since it is called "Office" lens and add more interoperability with the other "Office" apps. It doesn't necessarily need to capture the barcode or qr code too but can scan it then have the option to read barcodes in a picture. Also, please do fix the apps in Windows Phone. Don't forget. It really is a very important OS. It's just that people are still blinded by iOS and Android.

    299 votes
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      10 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Two sides business card support

      Many international business cards are two sided with different information on each side. It would be great to be able to capture both sides at once.

      279 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Integrate the Universal app version with Camera Lenses

        Integrate the Universal app version with Camera Lenses. Why was this removed?

        260 votes
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          3 comments  ·  Office Lens for Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Zoom in when cropping

          Display above the touch point a zoomed in view of where the cropping point is being placed. See scanner pro app for example.

          252 votes
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            6 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Microsoft Flow integration to Office Lens

            Please add the option to trigger a flow after scanning a business card with Office Lens.

            This should enable scenario's where you can scan a Business Card and add it to outlook contacts, Dynamics CRM, SharePoint list etc. using Flow.

            Base on this idea, but a more generic approach: https://officelens.uservoice.com/forums/289714-office-lens-users/suggestions/11252925-add-a-direct-link-to-dynamics-crm-online-pleas

            248 votes
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              3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Convert to PDF offline

              Internet connection should not be required to convert the image to PDF.

              242 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Save to google drive

                Save to google drive

                237 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Don't start the app with camera mode, but an overview page

                  If you start the app, immediately the camera is activated. This is annoying. Would like the app to start with an overview page or scanned items.

                  233 votes
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                    4 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • OCR not working?

                    OCR is either not working or there is some step I am missing. I was under impression that One Lens auto-OCRs. I saved a doc to standard and PDF, and it can't find words in either.

                    219 votes
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                      8 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 217 votes
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                        15 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Multiple pages.

                        Hi.I can't take severall scane countinuous like afew pages of a book in m lenz android software. While i can do this with other scanners

                        213 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Batch scan

                          Batch scan mode and create a single document for complete batch

                          202 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Please expose an API for Office Lens

                            I would like to embed Office Lens in my app. Please expose an API for Office Lens

                            201 votes
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                              6 comments  ·  Office Lens for Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Tag the photos and documents with key words for easy retrieval

                              For organizational purpose it would be great to tag the documents with keywords and have folders within the app to organize. And when making documents it would be great to change the order in which the photos are combined to make documents

                              194 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow multiple pages to be scanned into one pdf file.

                                Allow multiple pages to be scanned into one pdf
                                Current option is to scan and save each page separately

                                182 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Change default filename

                                  Add ability to change the filename before or Fter saving

                                  180 votes
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                                    18 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Export to SharePoint library

                                    Export directly to a sharepoint library. This would allow use of the document id feature which is not available in OneDrive

                                    176 votes
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                                      13 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Have an option to make scans black and white

                                      When you scan a document to PDF it retains the doc colour, even on black and white docs you sometimes get a brown hue on the scan. I would like the option to change the scan to grey scale or black and white if i do not like the colour option. The whiteboard scan gives a great black and white scan

                                      157 votes
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                                        6 comments  ·  Office Lens for Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Straighten curved (bent) pages

                                        Office Lens would be even better if it could straighten photos of bent pages, e.g. a photo of a page from a thick book.

                                        156 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Office Lens for Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Import multiple images at once

                                          Allow importing multiple images into Office Lens at once instead of one by one.

                                          155 votes
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