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Extracting text from a .tif file
Thread poster: engrus
engrus  Identity Verified
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Sep 18, 2003

Dear All,

Can you please help me with your advice on how I can extract text for translation from an image file .tif

Is there any way of doing it? May be there are some devices I could download?

I would be very thankful for any help.
Thank you


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Cicero
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Reading TIF files Sep 18, 2003

Dear Engrus

I have often used a programme Freeware called WOCAR now called Simple OCR http://www.simpleocr.com/.

Not very good if you have a very large TIF file, you would need to break them in bite-sized pieces.

There are also other non-freeware OCR readers on the market too.

Good Luck

Didier


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Grigoriy Smirnov  Identity Verified
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Use character recognition program Sep 18, 2003

For example, you can download free demo version of ABBYY FineReader 6.0.
www.abbyy.com

[Edited at 2003-09-18 12:07]


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Cristóbal del Río Faura  Identity Verified
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Extracting text from a .tif file Sep 18, 2003

In Windows XP, tif files open directly through MS Office Document Imaging. There you can use the "Send text to Word" button on the tools bar. You will be asked if you want to use the OCR tool, reply Yes. You can also run the OCR tool from the File menu in MS Office Document Imaging.

In Windows 98 you need a standalone OCR program. Open the program, select the desired tif file and run the OCR.

Hope this helps!


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xxxchance
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TextLog Driver (Text Extractor) Sep 18, 2003

DEMO VERSION of the TextLog Text Extractor
But only for : Windows Me/98/95 version (200k)

http://www.informatik.com/driver/index.html


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mónica alfonso  Identity Verified
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Recognita Sep 18, 2003

It is also a helpful program for this.
Good luck!


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