Text types

ABBYY Cloud OCR SDK supports the following types of text:

Text type Description
normal Common typographic type of text.
typewriter The text is typed on a typewriter.

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matrix The text is printed on a dot-matrix printer.

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index A special set of characters including only digits written in ZIP-code style.

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handprinted Handprinted text.

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ocrA A monospaced font, designed for Optical Character Recognition. Largely used by banks, credit card companies and similar businesses.

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ocrB A font designed for Optical Character Recognition.

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e13b A special set of characters including only digits and A, B, C, D characters printed in magnetic ink. MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) characters are found in a variety of places, including personal checks.

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cmc7 A special set of characters, which includes only digits and A, B, C, D, E characters, written in MICR barcode font (CMC-7).

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gothic Text printed in Gothic type.

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