[Coco] Rainbow on Disc - OCR
neilsmorr at hotpop.com
Sat Jun 11 16:20:58 EDT 2005
If you have these in a directory, Adobe Reader will search them for you.
I have uploaded three smaller tests done with ABBYY. They are in
I did not edit these at all, except that the Color Math sample was told to
split the page scanned.
See what you think.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Wayne Harwood" <michael at musicheadproductions.org>
> How would we handle a full text search for the entire collection if we
> used PDF as the sole source for OCR'd text? I am not suggesting we do not
> create PDF's that are searchable, selectible, etc - but if we included the
> entire text as .txt files we almost all computer systems would be able to
> search a directory heirarchy for a particular keyword wihin a file. This
> would also allow us to organize the texts by volume, article title (e.g.
> "Barden's Buffer"), source code, etc. If we designed the file name
> structure well enough we would be able to make searching incredible easy.
> Does anyone have any thoughts or opinions on this??
> I personally think that including the text in this manner is a higher
> priority than making an all inclusive PDF. I am not saying we shouldn't
> do an all inclusive text enabled PDF, just that I think that it's lower on
> the list of priorities.
> Michael Harwood
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