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by BML
11 Apr 2022, 03:37
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Using a hand held scanner to transfer notes into Windows.
Replies: 9
Views: 3121

Re: Using a hand held scanner to transfer notes into Windows.

Many thanks for the most recent posts which need a good read through.
by BML
10 Apr 2022, 12:22
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Using a hand held scanner to transfer notes into Windows.
Replies: 9
Views: 3121

Re: Using a hand held scanner to transfer notes into Windows.

Your absolutely right about regarding the lack of traffic on hand held scanners yet from the point of view of a student I would have thought them quite useful but may their handwriting is better and faster than mine. I did try a scanner pen a couple of years ago but it was simply not up to the job. ...
by BML
09 Apr 2022, 17:30
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Using a hand held scanner to transfer notes into Windows.
Replies: 9
Views: 3121

Re: Using a hand held scanner to transfer notes into Windows.

Do you see the possible advantage of using a handheld scanner as being the ability to capture one or only a few lines at a time, or are you primarily hoping that the OCR output results would be better? Which OCR software(s) do you currently have available, as modern OCR software such as Abbyy FineR...
by BML
09 Apr 2022, 13:55
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Using a hand held scanner to transfer notes into Windows.
Replies: 9
Views: 3121

Using a hand held scanner to transfer notes into Windows.

I have a desktop computer alongside a desktop A4 page scanner and I have just started to study what I refer to as, "The dichotomy between the Parliamentary Labour Party and the actual Labour Party" but am faced with a slight problem of dyslexia. One manifestation of that is that although I...
by BML
25 Oct 2021, 08:41
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.
Replies: 17
Views: 11807

Re: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.

I'm giving up on it and am going to ask for an open copy of the report that I can add my comments to. Many thanks for your help.
by BML
25 Oct 2021, 07:41
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.
Replies: 17
Views: 11807

Re: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.

I attempted to use ABBYY Fine Reader and the following came up,"This is protected by user password." Does that mean I'm stuffed?
by BML
25 Oct 2021, 05:40
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.
Replies: 17
Views: 11807

Re: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.

The existing 35 pages are A4 typing paper size with typed words and I scanned them. I tried to join Libre and registered but it then refused to recognise me. Libre makes it impossible to contact them, unless that is, you know how to.
by BML
24 Oct 2021, 18:02
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.
Replies: 17
Views: 11807

Re: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.

First of all, many thanks for your help. Secondly, all I have now is a 35 page collection of image scans of text pages. I know that there are quite a few advertisements for "Free" OCR applications but expereience has shwon me that many of these when opened turn out to be cut down OCR appli...
by BML
24 Oct 2021, 13:37
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.
Replies: 17
Views: 11807

Re: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.

I've just checked and its £165.00 which I would rather not spend so it looks like an old fashioned cut and paste job. Dam it.
by BML
24 Oct 2021, 13:32
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.
Replies: 17
Views: 11807

Re: How to save scans capable of being interrogated.

Many thanks for the information. I will give ABBY Finereader 14 a try.