[bksvol-discuss] Re: Rank spelling

  • From: Monica Willyard <plumlipstick@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2006 02:09:34 -0500

Hi, Devi. Thanks for your kind reply to my message. By different materials, I meant that for example the FineReader engine does a great job with most novels and normal books. The Scansoft Accurate engine works really well on cookbooks and some newspapers. If a book isn't turning out well with one engine, I sometimes try one of the others to see if it will work better. Kurzweil also has an optimize scan feature that will scan a page a few different ways to find the settings that will work best for that book. I always optimize scans by using a page from the middle of a book so I can be sure I'm getting the best scan possible. With some time and patience, I think anyone can learn to scan well, especially with the feedback from our list.

Monica Willyard

At 05:59 PM 12/27/2006, you wrote:
Monica ,Your explanation about kurzweil was excellant. I like your comparison, funny but at the same time very helpful.I have a question. What do you mean, it can be used on different types of material?
Thanks for your time. devi

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