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WSS Search - PDF Images

  Asked By: Kari    Date: Sep 05    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1214

How would I search Adobe PDF scanned images, without an OCR solution?
We are about to install WSS with SQL 2005. I was hoping we could use
a "workaround" solution: - searching off of filenames, and/or perhaps
by - searching off of categories in a document list.



3 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Titus Sweet     Answered On: Sep 05

TIFF files are automatically indexed via OCR when using SPS Search. WSS
uses SQL Server full text indexing and will likely require a 3rd party
product of some kind.

Answer #2    Answered By: Jagdish Joshi     Answered On: Sep 05

SharePoint Portal Server contains a TIFF Index Filter that performs OCR
on TIFF files, and indexes the text in the file. There are some language

This is great for electronic faxes saved as TIFF files.

Answer #3    Answered By: Buyi Wen     Answered On: Dec 03

I find a free online ocr http://www.online-code.net/ocr.html, supports 40+ languages, can convert image to plain txt file and searchable pdf document.

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