Regarding Manuals

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Fri Sep 25 09:15:02 CDT 2015

> On Sep 24, 2015, at 6:12 PM, Johnny Billquist <bqt at Update.UU.SE> wrote:
>> ...
>> I'm getting reasonable results with 4bpp indexed color .pngs
> Several RSX manuals have important color coding. Some manuals have both black, red and blue text. Others have sections with a light red or gray background.
> I have paper versions of them. Unfortunately, all scanned manuals I've seen have been plain b/w. Also, bitmaps, and not OCRed. :-(

OCR is fine but only if the bitmap image is available, OR if the resulting text is thoroughly cleaned up.  No OCR program can produce accurate text from scanned documents, even if the scans are good quality.  And not all scans are. 


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