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scanning chinese text to produce word document?
Thread poster: xxxkgriff
Local time: 20:20
Chinese to English
Apr 21, 2004


I want to avoid typing 20,000 chinese words - part of a book to be translated - into a document for my disseration.

With English paper documents, it is possible to scan the pages, transfer to computer and convert to a Word document which can then be edited etc.

Is it possible to do the same with a Chinese document? I have XP, so can read in Chinese, if this is relevant.

Many thanks!!


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Jabberwock  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:20
Member (2004)
English to Polish
Try FineReader Apr 21, 2004

There is a demo version for downloading there, so you may check if it is working. Naturally you have to scan the paper documents first, with settings that fit the OCR software best.

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