Making Photocopies of Paper SurveysHelp Center Printing • Last updated: 11 October, 2023
Is it okay to make photocopies of paper surveys? Let's explore this question.
Making Photocopies: The Considerations
In general, it's not recommended to make photocopies of paper surveys, as the process of photocopying can lead to reduced print quality with each subsequent copy. However, if you find yourself in a situation where you must make photocopies, here are some considerations:
Photocopying Original Prints
- Prefer Originals: Whenever possible, make photocopies from the original printed survey, not from previous photocopies. This helps maintain better quality.
Recognition Challenges: Due to lower printing quality, some pages may not be recognized accurately, and you might need to enter the information manually.
Checkmarks Verification: Photocopies may result in checkmarks that require additional manual verification.
While making photocopies of paper surveys is possible and has been done by many PaperSurvey.io users, there are some trade-offs. Most photocopied documents were recognized successfully, but it often required more manual data verification than usual.
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