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Ocr for java, Free offline that receive coordinate of a word?

 
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Hi
I am looking for a ocr pakage for java that can look for a word or number and recive a cordite of the found results.
 
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There's Tess4J which is a Java interface to Tesseract OCR software, both are free. I've no idea how good they are as I've never used them.

Once you have converted your image to text you can then use standard Java features to find the index of a particular word or number.
 
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Ok :-)
Can i get the cordinate of the results in the picture example :
Look for "123456" and return x,y if find in picture ?
:-)
 
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Oh I see, you want to find the coordinates of the word in the picture and not the location of the word in the text that has been extracted from the image.

Sorry, I've no idea. You could try reading the tutorials on the OCR software and see what features are available.
 
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Niklas Karlsson wrote:Can i get the cordinate of the results in the picture ...


Just curious, why do you want to know the coordinates of the pixel containing text ?
 
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I want to highlight the area with a specific text :-)

ex "look for '1234' "
and if find : highlight the area
 
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Niklas Karlsson wrote:I want to highlight the area with a specific text :-)


Fair enough.
As far as I know, an OCR library will just scan a complete picture and extract text from it (it may also have limitations on the fonts being recognized). You can study the suggested ones above and check if any of them fulfill your requirement.
 
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