Re: Fax Machines

Subject: Re: Fax Machines
From: Priscilla Berry <pberry -at- INFORMIX -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 1993 09:53:58 PDT


Does anyone have opinions on good OCR packages for converting fax bitmaps
tp editable text?


Priscilla Berry

g >
g > Fax modems create a file transferable to other fax machines by turning it
g > a bitmap.
g >
g > When you receive a fax on your fax modem, you are receiving a bitmap. When
g > send a received fax to a PostScript printer, you are sending it a bitmap of
g > page. You could take it in to some word processors as a picture, but you
g > edit it the way you would text.
g >
g > In order to have it as real text instead of a bitmap, you either (a) retype
g > or (b) use OCR software.
g >
g > Benefits besides editability? Depending on the level of compression your fax
g > modem uses, a text file might take up less space.
g >
g > ...pat. anderson
g > tech writer
g > Alias Research Inc.
g >

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