[sane-devel] OCR

Yuri Chornoivan yurchor at ukr.net
Fri Jul 7 10:38:52 UTC 2017

четвер, 29-чер-2017 18:02:17 Peter Dick написано:
> Hallo,  -  I want to use OCR from scanned  PDF.
> When choosing a file name  I get an error !
> What should be the right steps to OCR-working with "XSane"?
> Thank for an answer
> Peter Dick


I think that XSane is not actually the right tool to do OCR for PDFs. It is 
much more convenient to do this using gscan2pdf (Ctrl+I (importPDF), then 
"Tools -> OCR", then Ctrl+S).

Other options can be OCRFeeder and pdfocr script [1].

Hope this helps.

Best regards,

[1] https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gkovacs/pdfocr/master/pdfocr.rb

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