RE: Power Point Documents

The screen shots are intermingled with text and graphs and flow charts,
so the result of the OCR would be quite a mess.
I will look through the FS tutorial.
Thank you for all your help.
Eric.


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From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Ann byrne
Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 1:49 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Power Point Documents

If it were a picture, indeed youwould have to pass it through OCR>
At 01:38 PM 3/18/2009, you wrote:
>Would this work if the original document was a picture?  Wouldn't you
have
>to pass it through OCR?
>
>Tom Hesley
>http://tomhesley.com/
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf
>Of Ann Byrne
>Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 2:36 PM
>To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: RE: Power Point Documents
>
>One really pedestrian way to do it is to copy each page to a Word or
>text document and read it there.
>
>At 12:47 PM 3/18/2009, you wrote:
> >Thank you for your suggestions.
> >I know there are screen shots which are basically pictures of text,
but
> >probably also
> >Flow charts and other diagrams.
> >I was just hoping to read the text.
> >Thanks.
> >Eric.
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >Behalf Of Ann byrne
> >Sent: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 11:47 AM
> >To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: Re: Power Point Documents
> >
> >TextPal often can interpret PowerPoint documents that JAWS has
trouble
> >with.
> >At 11:27 AM 3/18/2009, you wrote:
> > >I've read one just fine.  Are the slides composed of text or
pictures
> > >of text.  This is important because, sometimes, they add gif, tif,
> > >bmp, or jpeg files that are images of text files and put them into
ppt
> > >files.  Sighted peiple can't tell the difference but, Jaws sure can
> > >because it thinks it's a picture.
> > >
> > >Alex
> > >
> > >
> > >On 3/18/09, Bergen, Eric <Eric.Bergen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > Hello.
> > > >
> > > > Has anyone successfully read a Power Point document?
> > > >
> > > > I tried the Jaws help in power point and tried Jaws key + down
> >arrow,
> > > > and
> > > >
> > > > A few other combinations but not much luck.
> > > >
> > > > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> > > >
> > > > Thank you.
> > > >
> > > > Eric.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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