pdf and OCR

Karim Lakhani <karim.lakhani@...>

Yes I do  have a win 10 system and the latest version of NVDA, can you please tell me how to invoke this feature?
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nzGene.iteverwhatocrtoRletter+keynvdatheuseversion10windowsthewithDo you have a windows 10 machine if so NVDA has a ocr function built into it.

Earlier versions of Windows it is a separate add on you need to install.

if it is the second one to read the text it is done on the numeric keypad.

If it is the first one it brings the text into a window and can be navigated with arrow keys nzGene.


On 12/8/2017 8:34 AM, Karim Lakhani wrote:
Hi all,
Does NVDA have a built in OCR feature?
I've got a PDF file which I can't read because it was sent in a PDF format?
Any suggestions on other ideas?
I've heard jaws has this feature does any one know how well it works?

Check out my website for NVDA tutorials and other blindness related material at http://www.accessibilitycentral.net Regardless of where you are in New Zealand if you are near one of the APNK sites you can use a copy of the NVDA screen reader on one of their computers. To find out which locations (or location) is near to you please visit http://www.aotearoapeoplesnetwork.org/content/partner-libraries (Aotearoa People's Network Kaharoa). To find an NVDA certified expert near you, please visit the following link https://certification.nvaccess.org/. The certification page contains the official list of NVDA certified individuals from around the world, who have sat and successfully passed the NVDA expert exam.

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