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Re: png2txt -



On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 12:05:22PM -0400, Bob Goodwin USA wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> >On Sat, 2008-06-28 at 11:53 -0400, Bob Goodwin USA wrote:
> >  
> >>Is there an F8 application that will convert a .png copy of a text list 
> >>to a text file?
> >>    
> >----
> >png is a picture file and there is no text.
> >
> >If you want OCR (optical character recognition - software that scans a
> >picture for recognizable text and saves the recognized text to a file),
> >I would suggest tesseract.
> >
> >Craig
> >
> >  
> Thanks, I will look at that.

I believe that Tesseract only understands TIF files, so you will need
to convert the png before you can OCR them.

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