Thursday, August 12, 2010

Get text from Picture OCR

Do you know that you can get text from picture by using OCR Software ?

One of the benefits using OCR Software is a timesaver ?

OCR Using Microsoft OneNote 2007

For the occasional basic OCR stuff, MS OneNote's optical character recognition feature is a timesaver. it’s called Copy Text from Picture.

  • Drag a scan or a saved picture into OneNote. You can  use OneNote to clip part of the screen or an image into OneNote.
  • Right click on the inserted picture and select Copy Text from Picture. The copied optically recognized text goes into the clipboard and you can now paste it into any program like Notepad or Wordpad

OCR Using Microsoft Office Document Imaging 

You can find it in Microsoft Office \ Tools

It can only process TIFF , you can just use paint to convert it to jpg
or other Image Converter Software

  • Open the file in Microsoft Office Document Imaging – File – Open.
  • Click the little eye icon Recognize Text Using OCR.
  • Click on MS Word Icon – Send Text to Word.
  • A MS Word File opens with the editable converted text.
  • Alternatively, you can use MS Paint to select a specific area and copy it to the clipboard. Open MS Office Document Imaging – select Page – Paste Page to copy the selection for OCR.


Hope Everyone Enjoys It

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