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Arnold
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OCR Feature

Post by Arnold » Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:58 pm

I ran the OCR feature on a page I needed to extract text from. After it was run I tried to highlight the text to copy it into WordPerfect and a problem surfaced. The text layer does not seem to line up with the original graphic layer of the pdf. This causes a problem when trying to copy certain parts of the text.

I had tried it previously with a blueprint which measured 24" x 36" and the offset between the layers was way more exaggerated. See attached.
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Re: OCR Feature

Post by Jamie - Tracker Supp » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:27 pm

Hi Arnold,

I will forward this to our OCR developer and see what he has to say. He will comment here when he has the chance.

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Re: OCR Feature

Post by guebert » Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:02 pm

Same problem here! See http://www.tracker-software.com/forum3/ ... 63&t=12333 for example files.

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Re: OCR Feature

Post by Paul - Tracker Supp » Fri Dec 30, 2011 6:31 pm

Hi Guys,

we won't see our OCR developer team member until next week I am afraid due to the holidays. One thing I did notice guebert is that if you OCR your document again and this time select to "Convert Page Content to Image only - Add Text as Layer" then the OCR result appears correctly positioned. I have attached your "re-OCR'd" document.

Arnold, can you conform this also works for you?
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Re: OCR Feature

Post by Arnold » Sun Jan 01, 2012 10:53 pm

Does not seem to help and in addition it rotates the page 180 degrees. I have attached the page I used so it can be tested on your end.

Thanks.
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Re: OCR Feature

Post by Jamie - Tracker Supp » Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:35 pm

Thanks! We will make sure it gets passed on.

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Re: OCR Feature

Post by Katya - Tracker Supp » Mon Jan 09, 2012 9:38 pm

Hi Arnold,

We created a ticket (RT# 1395) in our internal ticket system, so we can easily follow this case.

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Re: OCR Feature

Post by Walter-Tracker Supp » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:27 pm

Just an update: we have fixed this issue in our development version and so you can expect it repaired with the next release!

Thanks again for bringing it to our attention.

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Re: OCR Feature

Post by Arnold » Wed Jan 11, 2012 9:21 am

Thank you.

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Re: OCR Feature

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Wed Jan 11, 2012 11:48 am

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