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Scan a document using java

 
Anil Karamchandan
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Hi all,

I would like my java program to scan a document, is there a free api which I could make use of to scan a document ?

thanks !
 
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What do you mean by "scan a document"?
 
Bobby Smallman
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Are you referring to a physical scanner? Like a usb scanner?
 
Vinod Vinu
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I could make use of to scan a document ?

what do you mean by that ?
 
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. . . or do you mean lexical scanning?
 
Bobby Smallman
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Anil Karamchandan wrote:
I could make use of to scan a document ?


...perhaps to make a document more Scandinavian? Complex process really... Jokes aside, we cannot really help you without more information.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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