With English you should probably get close to 99% accuracy.

Is your png at 300 dpi?

Which version of tesseract did you use?
Which traineddata?

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On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 11:46 PM, Stephen Boesch <java...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I printed out the "Welcome" page on my HP laserjet printer and scanned it
> in using .png .  The quality is quite good. So I had been  anticipating
> maybe 85%+ accuracy on the tesseract-OCR. I did not even bother to tally
> carefullly - but by eyeballing it seems about  50%.    I had used all
> default settings.
>
> Some of the consistent errors:
>
> W -> H
> in -> m
> li -> h
> b -> t)
> ll -> H
>
> So is this just "the way things are" in OCR land?  Or am I missing some
> fundamental settings here - to get some reasonable usefulness?
>
> thanks
>
> stephenb
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