Hebrew in PDF files
Thread poster: boostrer

boostrer  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 00:35
Member (2007)
English to Russian
+ ...
Nov 29, 2009

1) I tried to create PDFs from my Word docs. The experience was very bad. Either the text flow direction would change or the file would become unreadable on other computers (encoding problems). Recently, I received a sample text from some agency, where Hebrew text was LTR.

Maybe someone knows what to do and how one can fix such files?

2) Are there any programs for OCRing Hebrew PDFs? FineReader does not know this language.

[Edited at 2009-11-29 19:26 GMT]

[Edited at 2009-11-29 19:26 GMT]


Direct link Reply with quote
 

clauswe
Romania
Local time: 07:35
French to Romanian
+ ...
just an ideea Nov 29, 2009

I upload my files in scribd.com and than download as PDF
-- don't forget to select 'private' for your document - after upload

just an ideea


Direct link Reply with quote
 
Alex Khanin  Identity Verified
Germany
German to Russian
+ ...
Useful programs Nov 29, 2009

1. Try TED Notepad (http://jsimlo.sk/notepad/). It offers a plethora of text manipulation options (like swapping letters, words, lines etc).
A robust PDF producer can be found here: http://sourceforge.net/projects/qvpdf/ but I've never heard that a PDF producer can change the text flow direction.
2. אותיות (http://www.kotev.co.il/files/otiot.exe) - it's a demo version.
or http://www.kotev.co.il/files/otiotp.exe supporting simultaneous recognition of both Hebrew and English characters.
Ligature (http://www.ligatureltd.com/english/1_ce.htm) supposed to be better than Otiyot and more expensive too. By the way, they offer free OCR online.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Yossi Rozenman  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 07:35
English to Hebrew
+ ...
How exactly did you make the PDFs? Nov 30, 2009

What program did you use to generate the PDFs?

I use Adobe Acrobat (5.0 ME) and it produces perfect Hebrew PDFs.

Also, make sure that the fonts are embeded in the PDF.


Direct link Reply with quote
 


There is no moderator assigned specifically to this forum.
To report site rules violations or get help, please contact site staff »


Hebrew in PDF files

Advanced search






BaccS – Business Accounting Software
Modern desktop project management for freelance translators

BaccS makes it easy for translators to manage their projects, schedule tasks, create invoices, and view highly customizable reports. User-friendly, ProZ.com integration, community-driven development – a few reasons BaccS is trusted by translators!

More info »
SDL MultiTerm 2017
Guarantee a unified, consistent and high-quality translation with terminology software by the industry leaders.

SDL MultiTerm 2017 allows translators to create one central location to store and manage multilingual terminology, and with SDL MultiTerm Extract 2017 you can automatically create term lists from your existing documentation to save time.

More info »



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