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toby at telegraphics.com.au
Sun Feb 19 17:25:01 CST 2017
On 2017-02-19 3:50 PM, COURYHOUSE at aol.com wrote:
> When we scan stuff at SMECC
> it is saved in the following 3 formats for each item scanned.
> PDF with ocr background
> and if containing a lot of text a TXT file as well.
> Kind of a shotgun approach... but should stand test of time?
Only if you're publishing it somewhere and many people are mirroring it.
> Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org)
> In a message dated 2/19/2017 1:44:52 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time,
> jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu writes:
>> From: Toby Thain
>> Often the source material is a multipage TIFF from the scanner or other
>> processing step.
> Multiple single-page TIFFs, in my case.
>> So relevant tools are things like tiff2pdf (tiffutils)
> But also JPEG's, for pages where the B+W scanning I use (with fax
> to keep the file size down) results in pages that aren't readable - this
> happens on faded pages. Does tiff2pdf handle a bunch of single-page
> TIFF's, with a JPEG or two throw in?
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