Text Capture in scanned documents

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nodochau
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Text Capture in scanned documents

Post by nodochau » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:10 pm

Hello all,
I have a problem of capturing text in scanned documents. I would like to write a scripts that can copy all text in a scanned document. It is about 20 pages. Because they are scanned so they are not real text. I am not able to copy and paste the text by using CTLR C , V...If I use OCR in MS and Microsoft Office Document Imaging but it takes long and can not do 20 pages at a time. Do you have any solutions? Please help.
I am new with MS but willing to learn.
Thanks a lot

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Re: Text Capture in scanned documents

Post by Grovkillen » Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:30 pm

Split the PDF (or how do you store them?) and scan multiple files at a time.

https://portableapps.com/apps/office/pd ... r_portable

PDFtk is a good command line compatible program for splitting PDF files.
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Re: Text Capture in scanned documents

Post by nodochau » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:33 pm

We scan multiple files at a time and store it at one file name. If I use OCR in MS how can I set the OCR scan entire file since the OCR Capture just give us three options and can not do all pages.

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Re: Text Capture in scanned documents

Post by Marcus Tettmar » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:20 pm

Macro Scheduler's OCR functions are designed for scanning the screen. There are no built in document OCR functions. You would need to use a third party tool. Many offer command line options you can use from a Macro Scheduler script.
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Re: Text Capture in scanned documents

Post by nodochau » Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:04 pm

Hi Marcus,
Please tell me what command line options from OS that I can use.
Thanks

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Re: Text Capture in scanned documents

Post by Marcus Tettmar » Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:16 pm

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