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are OCR files bigger?


From: Lucy GRECO
Date: Feb 13, 2020 5:07PM

hello: i have been asked to help with an RFP for printers and scanners.and
phodocopyers i ask to help the scanners and copyers to have the ocr feature
turn on by default and got a big push back. the response is that ocr files
are larger and so large that they can't be emailed and therefore would be
brocking apart. is this true. i always thought ocr files were smaller.
one other push back was that they are scanning spred sheets and if they
were ocr'ed it would brake the spred sheets. lets let talk about why they
are not leaving the spred sheets in e format i don't want to go there its
just maddening. does any one have data on how valid this push back might
or might not be thanks lucy
Lucia Greco
Web Accessibility Evangelist
IST - Architecture, Platforms, and Integration
University of California, Berkeley
(510) 289-6008 skype: lucia1-greco
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