Re: Convenient OCR

Gene Stevens

The documentation on OCR states that you have to open the .PDF file first. Then you can go through the steps you outlined.

I didn't see in your list of the steps you took that you opened the .PDF file.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Carol Smith via Groups.Io" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, May 26, 2017 3:44 PM
Subject: Re: Convenient OCR

I am sitting here with a HUGE grin on my face because I was able to do it with the first install, but not with the new one. Go figure :)
On 5/26/2017 2:48 PM, Tom Behler wrote:

I had this exact same problem with an earlier version of Jaws 18 here.

I recently upgraded to Jaws 18.0.2945, and now, Convenient OCR works fine.

Not sure what the issue was with the earlier version, but the update seems to have corrected it.

From what I can tell, you are doing the steps correctly.
I'm using Windows 7 here.

Dr. Tom Behler from Michigan

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Friday, May 26, 2017 2:30 PM
Subject: Convenient OCR


I would like to read a pdf file with the Convenient OCR program. It is not working. I did it once on the first day I received my copy of Jaws.

Steps taken:
located the file in my user folder
pressed jaws key plus spacebar
pressed O and then D

I did the same thing again today. When I get to the press of the d, I get a sound and nothing happens. Is it possible I a) either made a mistake in what I did, or b) changed something in Jaws that won't allow me to do this now?

Thanks for the help.


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