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About: GNU Ocrad is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program.

ocrad.1  (ocrad-0.24):ocrad.1  (ocrad-0.25)
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DESCRIPTION DESCRIPTION
GNU Ocrad is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program based on a f eature extraction GNU Ocrad is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program based on a f eature extraction
method. It reads images in pbm (bitmap), pgm (greyscale) or ppm (color) f ormats and pro- method. It reads images in pbm (bitmap), pgm (greyscale) or ppm (color) f ormats and pro-
duces text in byte (8-bit) or UTF-8 formats. The pbm, pgm and ppm formats are collectively duces text in byte (8-bit) or UTF-8 formats. The pbm, pgm and ppm formats are collectively
known as pnm. known as pnm.
Ocrad includes a layout analyser able to separate the columns or blocks o f text normally Ocrad includes a layout analyser able to separate the columns or blocks o f text normally
found on printed pages. found on printed pages.
For best results the characters should be at least 20 pixels high. If
they are smaller,
try the --scale option. Scanning the image at 300 dpi usually produces a
character size
good enough for ocrad. Merged, very bold or very light (broken) charac
ters are normally
not recognized correctly. Try to avoid them.
OPTIONS OPTIONS
-h, --help -h, --help
display this help and exit display this help and exit
-V, --version -V, --version
output version information and exit output version information and exit
-a, --append -a, --append
append text to output file append text to output file
-c, --charset=<name> -c, --charset=<name>
try '--charset=help' for a list of names try '--charset=help' for a list of names
-e, --filter=<name> -e, --filter=<name>
try '--filter=help' for a list of names try '--filter=help' for a list of names
-E, --user-filter=<file>
user-defined filter, see manual for format
-f, --force -f, --force
force overwrite of output file force overwrite of output file
-F, --format=<fmt> -F, --format=<fmt>
output format (byte, utf8) output format (byte, utf8)
-i, --invert -i, --invert
invert image levels (white on black) invert image levels (white on black)
-l, --layout -l, --layout
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-v, --verbose -v, --verbose
be verbose be verbose
-x, --export=<file> -x, --export=<file>
export results in ORF format to <file> export results in ORF format to <file>
If no files are specified, ocrad reads the image from standard input. If the -o option is If no files are specified, ocrad reads the image from standard input. If the -o option is
not specified, ocrad sends text to standard output. not specified, ocrad sends text to standard output.
Exit status: 0 for a normal exit, 1 for environmental problems (file not Exit status: 0 for a normal exit, 1 for environmental problems (file n
found, invalid ot found, invalid
flags, I/O errors, etc), 2 to indicate a corrupt or invalid input file, flags, I/O errors, etc), 2 to indicate a corrupt or invalid input file, 3
3 for an internal for an internal
consistency error (eg, bug) which caused ocrad to panic. consistency error (eg, bug) which caused ocrad to panic.
REPORTING BUGS REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to bug-ocrad@gnu.org Report bugs to bug-ocrad@gnu.org
Ocrad home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/ocrad/ocrad.html Ocrad home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/ocrad/ocrad.html
General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp
COPYRIGHT COPYRIGHT
Copyright © 2014 Antonio Diaz Diaz. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL vers ion 2 or later Copyright © 2015 Antonio Diaz Diaz. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL ve rsion 2 or later
<http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html> <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. Ther e is NO WARRANTY, This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY,
to the extent permitted by law. to the extent permitted by law.
SEE ALSO SEE ALSO
The full documentation for ocrad is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If t he info and ocrad The full documentation for ocrad is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If t he info and ocrad
programs are properly installed at your site, the command programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info ocrad info ocrad
should give you access to the complete manual. should give you access to the complete manual.
ocrad 0.24 October 2014 OCRAD(1) ocrad 0.25 March 2015 OCRAD(1)
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