Re: need help with Convenient OCR
Open the file you were sent.
Hold down the JAWS key (bottom left of the key pad) and press the space bar.
You will hear a sound.
Release the keys.
Then press O and then press D .
It should say something like OCR started.
Give it a little time and a window should open containing the info you want to read.
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From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Shirley Tracy
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 11:03 PM
Subject: need help with Convenient OCR
Can someone please point me to detailed steps for using convenient OCR? Can I use it if I don’t have a camera?
Someone sent me some information I thought they were going to scan in and email to me. Instead, they took a picture of it and emailed that. I need the information. I never thought I would need to use the Convenient OCR in JAWS, so I never studied about it. And remember I have made it very clear that I’m not tech savvy. Having said that, I feel confident that I could retrieve the information the person sent to me if I could use something like the OCR that I read about in the JAWS help menu. I just don’t fully understand how to do it.
Thanks for any help.