This topic contains tips and tricks for extracting handwriting:
Choosing an OCR engine: Choose Google OCR instead of Microsoft OCR. To configure OCR, click the gear icon for the Document Type and select Google:
Defining regions: Handwriting can occupy an unpredictable region or even overlap other lines. Rather than defining a large region to contain the handwriting, Sensible recommends defining a region with a small height and long width that runs through the middle of the handwriting. The following image shows this approach:
For more information about how Sensible determines whether to extract a line that partially overlaps a region, see Region.
Correcting for vertical misalignment: Jitter in the vertical positions of handwritten lines can cause Sensible to incorrectly sort lines that a human reader interprets as following left to right. The Sort Lines parameter corrects this problem by sorting lines by their likely reading order. For more information, see Sort Lines example.
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