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Old 12-20-2003, 12:55 PM   #1
crayiii
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Software to handle scanned documents


I'm looking for software that can help me with managing scanned documents. What I would like to do is scan bills, insurance documents, and other personal paper documents that I have or that comes in my mail. I then will shred the paper copies.

I would like to be able to stick a stack of these documents in my scanner's automatic document feeder and then assign each scanned document to a category such as; phone bill, power bill, bank statement, etc.

Does anyone know of software that can do this?
 
Old 12-20-2003, 03:19 PM   #2
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I don't think you'll find that ready-made ....

There's scanner software, there's OCR (more
or less successful) but I don't think that there's
an intelligent package around that will file
your stuff... you might try using a database that
can handle BLOBS, and tuck stuff away after
the recognition based on a set of rules you'll
have to define with a script (bash, Perl, python,
...).



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