RE: Accessible fax viewing software?

Hi James,  I don't think there is because faxes are converted to images
and these images are basically inaccessable.  However you can perform
OCR on these images.  I personally print to the microsoft office
document image writer and use the send to word option it is at this
point that it does the OCR,  It uses the ScanSoft OCR engine.  It does a
reasonably good job of recognition but if accuracy is of great
importance then this might not meet your needs.  I use this technique
all the time at work on all kinds of things faxes, screenshots, and
various inaccessable documents sometimes it works and sometimes nothing
does the job.

Regards
Tom Bissett
BMO Financial Group
Technology and Operations
Integrated Client Solutions
Tel: (416) 549-6514
E-Mail tom.bissett@xxxxxxx

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Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 2:42 PM
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Subject: Accessible fax viewing software?

I'm wondering if anyone's had any luck with the various fax software
programs out there and JFW. Specificly, I'm looking at an internet
faxing website that offers the ability to receive faxes and download
them to your computer. Does anyone know of a program that will work with
JFW and open those received faxes? It'd be appreciated if the answer is
yes.

James,
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