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Is libre Twain compliant

asked 2019-11-22 09:25:33 +0100

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Is libre Twain compliant I wish to scan to a text file

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answered 2019-11-22 09:37:41 +0100

TWAIN is a standard for communication with scanners; it's scanners that may be TWAIN-compliant or not. LibreOffice on Windows supports TWAIN. Note that only version 6.3 (and later) of 64-bit LibreOffice for Windows support TWAIN.

However, TWAIN has nothing with scanning to a text file: this is a totally independent task of OCR. LibreOffice does not have in-built OCR functionality, and only imports images taken from scanners as images. You would need a dedicated software to convert scans to text.

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