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#1 bigdog1100

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:14 AM

Hello. Is there a software that looks at let's say pdf, that contains an image of a letter, and transfers it into text file like Ms-Word?

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 08:12 PM

Sounds like what you're looking for is an OCR(Optical character recognition) application. http://freeocr.net/ has a list of free OCR(s).

I've an older version of ABBYY FineReader but it isn't free. It was part of my printer package. You might take a look through the software that came with your printer and see if you don't have something similar.

Most OCR(s) don't do well at converting hand written text or script type(i.e. Quill) fonts. When using an OCR, it seems to work best if you first convert the color image containing the text to a gray scale image.

There are also PDF to text and PDF to doc utilities available. Personally I haven't had much luck with those, probably due to operater error.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 08:22 AM

Wow Amazing! Thank you so much. This is exactly what I needed.

Edited by bigdog1100, 24 April 2012 - 08:26 AM.

Motherboard: ASUS P8Z68-V LX; Processor: Intel i5 2500k; RAM 24GB: CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800); CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800); Video Card: MSI AMD Radeon RX 470 Gaming X 4G GDDR5; Power Supply: OCZ ZS Series 650W 80PLUS Bronze High Performance Power Supply; Multi-card reader: Nippon Labs Delux 3.5" Internal All In One Card Reader/Writer with USB2.0 & eSATA Ports Model ICR-BB. Optical 1: LG GH22NS90; Optical 2:  ASUS BW-12B1ST; Fans: 3x80mm, CPU Cooling: XIGMATEK LOKI SD963. So there are total of 6 fans.
 





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