Re: Tesseract OCR on 12.04?
You can use tesseract as a stand-alone program.
The basic command for tesseract is:
Input file can be in a number of formats - I've used .png and .tif (uncompressed). Output file will be text.
tesseract inputfilename outputfile
Traditionally, tesseract didn't handle multi-column originals and other fancy layouts. You may be able to do that with some of the options which are set out in the man page (man tesseract).
Last edited by Irihapeti; June 10th, 2012 at 11:18 PM.
Reason: Added info
Please, people, remember to BACKUP before you install that new system. Same if you're upgrading.