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A sample of a ‘scanned’ puzzle.

So this is a section of a sudoku puzzle as the code sees it: <img src="http://www.thelostsouls.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/binarysample.jpg" alt="" title="Binary Sample" width="800" height="399" class="size-full wp-image-65" srcset="https://www.thelostsouls.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/binarysample Continued.jpg 800w, https://www.thelostsouls.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/binarysample-300×149.jpg 300w” sizes=”(max-width: 800px) 100vw, 800px” /> A small section of a Sudoku converting … Continue reading

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Well that was sodding hard work….

OK so I’ve praised MagicWand now I feel I can curse it. I want a 1bit BMP out of the thing. A bitmap is easy, it’s smart. I write something ending in jpg it writes a jpg, I want a … Continue reading

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MagickWand and OCR

The problem with photographs and OCR is they contain lots of noise and colour that is really not helpful. ┬áLevels and Posterise alongside other tools in the GIMP or Photoshop help but they’re hardly automatic and can’t be compiled into … Continue reading

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