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Re: [SLE] OCR software
  • From: Dylan <dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 21:26:44 +0000
  • Message-id: <200602012126.44798.dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 01 February 2006 20:58, Ken Schneider wrote:
> Anyone know of any OCR software that -actually- works? I've tried
> gocr and ocrad and neither one produces -any- readable output.

I've used ocrad with a reasonable amount of success - you need to feed
it the highest resolution monochrome image you can, but the errors it
makes are systematic so you can generally search and replace to sort
out the bulk of the text.

>
> One more quick question, does anyone know what the file .kturnedon
> refers to. Mine only has contents false.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ken
>
> --
> Ken Schneider
> UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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