punctuation in bilingual text

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shmu26 posted this 25 December 2015

I do OCR on text that is primarily in english, but has some text in hebrew characters. I scan text and save as jpeg, and then use ABBYY to convert it to Word doc.

ABBYY usually treats the punctuation in the hebrew text as if it was english. this is problematic because hebrew goes right to left, so every time there is a comma in the middle of a hebrew sentence, the word order gets garbled up.

How can I train ABBYY to read the hebrew punctuation as hebrew?

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Oksana Serdyuk posted this 28 December 2015

Hi, could you please send the following additional information to SDK_Support@abbyy.com?

  1. What ABBYY product do you use?

  2. Please send your image sample and specify the processing settings you use.

shmu26 posted this 28 December 2015

thanks. abbyy finereader 12 I use default settings. abbyy identifies the languages automatically. image file attached. alt text

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Oksana Serdyuk posted this 28 December 2015

Thank you for the provided information! Your question is related to ABBYY desktop product, but this forum works for ABBYY SDK products. I have forwarded your request to my colleagues who are responsible for ABBYY FineReader support. They will contact you as soon as possible.

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