Can ABBYY OCR return the recognized language of the extracted text

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rsteng2 posted this 25 April 2014

I live in a multilingual country. There is high chances the customer will process a document of different language. I know that ABBYY OCR can recognize the targeted languages. However, can it return the language being recognized along with the extracted text? as a second variable other than the extracted text or a totally different function. Thanks.

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Anastasia Galimova posted this 28 April 2014

You can perform export to XML and find there the information about language for each text fragment. For example:

...
-<formatting lang="EnglishUnitedStates">
...
-<formatting lang="FrenchStandard">

rsteng2 posted this 25 April 2014

Oh, sorry. I use ABBYY OCR SDK for windows phone.this is the function to set the language: ProcessingSettings settings = new ProcessingSettings(); settings.SetLanguage("English,ChineseTaiwan, Japanese"); settings.OutputFormat = OutputFormat.txt; But can I get the language while downloading the result?

Anastasia Galimova posted this 25 April 2014

Could you please specify the product you use?

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