On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 01:32:57PM -0600, Andrew Gould wrote: > On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 1:22 PM, Gary Kline <kl...@thought.org> wrote: > > > On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 12:08:55PM +0200, Reko Turja wrote: > > > >so what is the best commercial/shareware that can read a 10pt-font > > > >file? (( also, when i have time to get back into actually hacking, > > > >this [[turning imaged pdf into OCR'able ascii or 8859-1]] is giong > > > >to > > > >be a first target. any idea which team i should go with. gOCR > > > >looks > > > >best so far to me. > > > > > > AABBYY Finereader - Omnipage haven't been able to catch it in several > > > years either feature or qualitywise. No idea if Finereader runs under > > > emulator though. If the file is already a PDF and 72 DPI with text as > > > graphics most of the damage has already been done, and it will be > > > extremely hard to OCR. > > > > > > > well, damage is probably done. how can i check the resolution? > > i tried to increase it by creating huge ppm and tif files, but > > then that's really absurd since there can only be just so much > > data per image. i _could_ try xv and jpeg and smoothing image to > > refine, but too much hassle. > > > > (i used gocr -m 130 and "saw" the glyphs it (presumably) saw. > > seemed pretty much okay to my eyes. but then i'm not a computer > > program. [MAYBE :)] > > > > gary > > > > > > > > > -Reko > > > > > > > -- > > Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service > > Unix > > http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org > > The 2.23a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php > > > > At one point in time, the Abby folks were offering a back-end that ran on > FreeBSD. I tried to get the free download; but it never happened. (They > misplaced my signed, faxed license agreement and I finally got tired of the > back-and-forth prerequisite communication.) > > Abby also no longer supports Mac OS X. I use an old version and like it a > lot. >
OK, now i know what to expect. I found theit site and signed up to get the linux version; trial. not likrly to go any further.... gary > Andrew -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix http://jottings.thought.org http://transfinite.thought.org The 2.23a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org/index.php _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"