How to count words in a PDF IMAGE!
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Dina Abdo  Identity Verified
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Mar 2, 2006

Hi everybody,

I've been translating a source text from a PDF file in which the papers were scanned as images. My client when first sent me estimated the word count to be 4000 words. But now after I'm done with the job, I believe it's hardly more than 2000 words.

Is there anyway I can count words in a text page saved as an image in a PDF file?

Thank you all for your help in advance.

Dina


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Natalie  Identity Verified
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Hi Dina Mar 2, 2006

In case your PDF is an image, the best way would be using an OCR (FineReader, for example), which would convert images into text.

See http://www.proz.com/ar?url_id=article&source=profile&id=128


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Dina Abdo  Identity Verified
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Interesting Article! Mar 3, 2006

And great help

Thanks a lot Natalie


Natalie wrote:

In case your PDF is an image, the best way would be using an OCR (FineReader, for example), which would convert images into text.

See http://www.proz.com/ar?url_id=article&source=profile&id=128


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