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I use a Canon Flatbed scanner, Canon CanoScan LiDE 120, and the Canon software itself traps the scanned image as Jason describes here. That image file appears to be perfect, according to those who receive it from me as an image .PDF. On those occasions when I need access to the image file myself, I save it and open it with abbyyy Finereader which then converts it to whatever readable format I need.
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Jason White via Groups.Io
Sent: Friday, January 10, 2020 12:16 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] OCR
ABBYY will work with a hardware scanner as well. Alternatively, you could scan the pages to images in a PDF file before running the OCR process. Actually, some scanners generate PDF output directly, saving the file to a USB drive or sending it to you via email. However, so far as I know, none of these devices is likely to be very accessible. In my work environment, they are the modern alternative to photocopiers – someone can just process a series of pages and receive a PDF via email directly from the device.
From: <firstname.lastname@example.org> on behalf of Quentin Christensen <quentin@...>
I was more thinking of OCR to use with a hardware scanner. Sorry, I didn't expand on that thought originally :)
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