Mobile menu

Scanned multipage file (as images) into text file
Thread poster: Kristine Sprula (Lielause)

Kristine Sprula (Lielause)  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 15:29
Member (2005)
English to Latvian
+ ...
Sep 25, 2007

Dear colleagues,
I have a multipage file (.tif) with scanned text (as image) which I need to convert into text file. I have FineReader but it does not recognize this multipage file. If I understand correctly, first I have to split this multipage file. Is there any way of splitting except for copy+paste of each page into a new file?

Regards,
Kristine

[Rediģēts plkst. 2007-09-25 16:34]


Direct link Reply with quote
 
Tomasz Ratajczak  Identity Verified
Local time: 14:29
Polish to Swedish
+ ...
Download software Sep 25, 2007

Search on internet after software, say "tif splitting" or something like that. There should be freeware versions (know nothing about quality, just try).

It should also be possible to convert tiff to pdf.

[Edited at 2007-09-25 16:59]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Sven Petersson  Identity Verified
Sweden
Local time: 14:29
English to Swedish
+ ...
IrfanView Sep 25, 2007

http://www.irfanview.com/

**********************
Sven Petersson
Medical translator
Website: www.svenp.com
**********************


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Sherefedin MUSTAFA
Netherlands
Local time: 14:29
Member
English to Macedonian
+ ...
Solution in Fine Reader Sep 25, 2007

Why don't you try to split the image in Fine Reader.
Select Split Image from the Image menu to open the Split Image dialog. In this way you can split an image into 2 or more parts which subsequently will become separate pages.

Regards,
Sherefedin


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Kristine Sprula (Lielause)  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 15:29
Member (2005)
English to Latvian
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Sherefedin, Sep 25, 2007

jI am not sure we are talking about the same thing.
I have a file with scanned text of many pages. Each page is an image, so I don't need to split the image itself.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Natalie  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 14:29
Member (2002)
English to Russian
+ ...

MODERATOR
Microsoft Office Document Imaging Sep 25, 2007

Hi Kristine,

If you have Microsoft Office XP or later, you can use Microsoft Office Document Imaging. If this tool isn't installed at your computer, install from MS Office the CDROM. This tool supports editing documents scanned by Microsoft Office Document Scanning.

Just re-save separate pages and the use FineReader.

HTH,
Natalia

[Edited at 2007-09-25 20:40]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Piotr Bienkowski  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 14:29
Member (2005)
English to Polish
+ ...
Another trick with MS Document Imaging and PDF Creator Sep 26, 2007

If you have MS Document Imaging, you can also install the free PDF Creator, which installs as a printer driver. Choose resolution of not less than 300 DPI in PDF Creator settings. Print the TIFF file with Document Imaging and PDF Creator selected as your printer to create a PDF document. FineReader should now be able to recognize this file without a problem.

HTH

Piotr


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Scanned multipage file (as images) into text file

Advanced search






SDL Trados Studio 2017 Freelance
The leading translation software used by over 250,000 translators.

SDL Trados Studio 2017 helps translators increase translation productivity whilst ensuring quality. Combining translation memory, terminology management and machine translation in one simple and easy-to-use environment.

More info »
Protemos translation business management system
Create your account in minutes, and start working! 3-month trial for agencies, and free for freelancers!

The system lets you keep client/vendor database, with contacts and rates, manage projects and assign jobs to vendors, issue invoices, track payments, store and manage project files, generate business reports on turnover profit per client/manager etc.

More info »



All of ProZ.com
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs