Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

MBS-OCR ( language ; Image )

OCR

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  Sample input:
MBS-OCR ( "eng" ; MyTable::Container_with_Image_of_txt )
  Sample output:
Optical Charakter Recognition of text within the image.

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Requires MBS PlugIn AND the 'tessdata' resources.
Put 'tessdata' folder into FM Extensions folder OR change the value for '$path = ' to your liking according to MBS path definitions.

tessdata resources is part of the MBS PlugIn download:
… / MBSFMPlugin820 / Examples / OCR / tessdata

The cf also works on Server via PSoS:
- put 'tessdata' folder into FMServer Extensions folder
- create new cf "MBS_OCR_PSoS"
- change $path to
$path = MBS ("Path.FilemakerPathToNativePath"; "/Library/FileMaker Server/Database Server/Extensions/") ;

 

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