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OCR in Libre Office

asked 2020-01-31 19:11:13 +0100

athegn gravatar image

Is there a way to use OCR in LIbre Office? I can scan a document and save as a jpeg or pdf. I want that OCR'd

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@athegn You have to use a 3rd party product. My recommendation is www.pdf24.org - either you install the apps and readout locally or you upload to pdf24.org-OCR and after some time you will have a more or less satisfactory result.

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Or send a feature request to Bugzilla.link text

Grantler gravatar imageGrantler ( 2020-01-31 19:32:49 +0100 )edit

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answered 2020-01-31 19:13:45 +0100

Opaque gravatar image

Hello,

the answer is: No

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answered 2020-02-02 04:28:40 +0100

RaspputinII gravatar image

FreeOCR works fine http://www.paperfile.net/download.html

Also, If you use Google Drive you can upload a jepeg or or pdf and then right click it and choose "open as a google document".

Dive will use OCR to convert it to an editable Google Doc.

Both are free.

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answered 2020-02-01 21:14:15 +0100

athegn gravatar image

Thank you.

Used Simple OCR for this one document. May need better as now expected t to be asked to do a lot more.

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This is not an answer but a follow-on comment. Please move it where it belongs (add a comment) and delete it.

ajlittoz gravatar imageajlittoz ( 2020-02-02 07:47:13 +0100 )edit
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