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Hi Friends,

Is there any chance to convert scanned tamil font image to text conversion. please let me know is there any way to convert.

I'm trying the below one for Image conversion

VietOCR.NET

tesseract.dll for conversion

I downloaded tamil font dll and the font i'm choosing is Latha

code:

C#
void performOCR(IList<Image> imageList, int index, Rectangle rect)
      {
          try
          {
              if (curLangCode.Trim().Length == 0)
              {
                  MessageBox.Show(this, Properties.Resources.selectLanguage, strProgName);
                  return;
              }

              this.toolStripStatusLabel1.Text = Properties.Resources.OCRrunning;
              this.Cursor = Cursors.WaitCursor;
              this.pictureBox1.UseWaitCursor = true;
              this.textBox1.Cursor = Cursors.WaitCursor;
              this.toolStripBtnOCR.Enabled = false;
              this.oCRToolStripMenuItem.Enabled = false;
              this.oCRAllPagesToolStripMenuItem.Enabled = false;
              this.toolStripProgressBar1.Enabled = true;
              this.toolStripProgressBar1.Visible = true;
              this.toolStripProgressBar1.Style = ProgressBarStyle.Marquee;

              OCRImageEntity entity = new OCRImageEntity(imageList, index, rect, curLangCode);
              entity.ScreenshotMode = this.screenshotModeToolStripMenuItem.Checked;

              // Start the asynchronous operation.
              backgroundWorkerOcr.RunWorkerAsync(entity);
          }
          catch (Exception ex)
          {
              Console.WriteLine(ex.Message);
          }
      }
Posted
Updated 10-Jun-13 21:26pm
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1 solution

I asked Google for OCR Tamil, and found some results, what about: http://sourceforge.net/projects/gtamilocr/[^]?
 
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bluesathish 11-Jun-13 7:16am    
Good work :-) @Bernhard
visnumca123 12-Jun-13 5:45am    
Hi friend,

Thanks for your reply but its not working. Its giving some other font!!!
Bernhard Hiller 12-Jun-13 6:33am    
Do you mix up "font" and "encoding"?
Never did I download any "Tamil font dll" but I can see Tamil text in .Net applications, web browser etc. Does your "font" require some special - custom? - encoding?

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