L_OcrEngine_GetSettingManager

#include "ltocr.h"

L_LTOCR_API L_INT EXT_FUNCTION L_OcrEngine_GetSettingManager(engine, settingManager)

L_OcrEngine engine; handle to the OCR engine
L_OcrSettingManager* settingManager; pointer to L_OcrSettingManager handle to be updated

Returns a handle to the OCR engine settings manager.

Parameter Description
engine Handle to the OCR engine.
settingManager Pointer to a L_OcrSettingManager handle to be updated.

Returns

SUCCESS The function was successful.
< 1 An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.

Comments

This function returns a handle to the OCR engine settings manager where you can manage the underlying engine-specific settings of this OCR engine.

The L_OcrSettingManager allows you to do the following:

Required DLLs and Libraries

LTOCR
For a listing of the exact DLLs and Libraries needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.

See Also

Functions: L_OcrEngineManager_CreateEngine, L_OcrEngine_Startup, L_OcrEngine_Shutdown, L_OcrEngine_Destroy, L_OcrEngine_GetEngineType, L_OcrEngine_IsStarted, L_OcrEngine_GetSettingManager, L_OcrEngine_GetLanguageManager, L_OcrEngine_GetSpellCheckManager, L_OcrEngine_GetZoneManager, L_OcrEngine_GetDocumentManager, L_OcrEngine_GetAutoRecognizeManager, L_OcrEngine_GetWorkDirectory, L_OcrEngine_GetEngineDirectory
Topics: Programming with LEADTOOLS OCR Module - LEAD Engine
Starting and Shutting Down the OCR Engine
LEADTOOLS OCR Module - LEAD Engine Settings

Example

void DumpAllSettings(L_OcrSettingManager settingManager) 
{ 
   L_UINT settingsCount = 0; 
   L_TCHAR settingName[80] = { 0 }; 
 
   // Write all the settings to console 
   std::cout << "-----------------------------------------------------\n" << "Settings\n"; 
    
   L_OcrSettingManager_GetSettingCount(settingManager, &settingsCount); 
   for(L_UINT settingIndex = 0; settingIndex < settingsCount; settingIndex++) 
   { 
      // Get each setting 
      L_OcrSettingManager_GetSettingName(settingManager, settingIndex, settingName, _countof(settingName)); 
 
      //Get information about each setting 
      L_OcrSettingDescriptor descriptor; 
      descriptor.StructSize = sizeof(L_OcrSettingDescriptor); 
      L_OcrSettingManager_GetSettingDescriptor(settingManager, settingName, &descriptor); 
 
      // Show info 
      std::wcout << L"  Name:           " << descriptor.Name << std::endl; 
      std::wcout << L"  ValueType:      " << descriptor.ValueType << std::endl; 
      std::wcout << L"  FriendlyName:   " << descriptor.FriendlyName << std::endl; 
 
      switch (descriptor.ValueType) 
      { 
      case L_OcrSettingValueType_BeginCategory: 
         std::wcout << L"-------------------------------------\n"; 
         break; 
 
      case L_OcrSettingValueType_Integer: 
         std::wcout << L"    Units: " << descriptor.Units << std::endl; 
         std::wcout << L"    IntegerMinimumValue: " << descriptor.IntegerMinimumValue << std::endl; 
         std::wcout << L"    IntegerMaximumValue: " << descriptor.IntegerMaximumValue << std::endl << std::endl; 
         break; 
 
      case L_OcrSettingValueType_Enum: 
         std::wcout << L"    EnumIsFlags: " << descriptor.EnumIsFlags << std::endl; 
         std::wcout << L"    EnumMemberFriendlyNames" << std::endl; 
         { 
            L_TCHAR friendlyNames[1024] = { 0 }; 
            L_TCHAR* values= { 0 }; 
 
            L_OcrSettingManager_GetEnumValueAsString(settingManager, descriptor.Name, &values); 
            wcscpy_s(friendlyNames, 1024, descriptor.EnumMemberFriendlyNames); 
            L_TCHAR* separator = wcschr(friendlyNames, ','); 
 
            // Cycle through each value until there are no more 
            while(separator != NULL) 
            { 
               // Get the value 
               L_TCHAR substr[50]; 
               wcsncpy_s(substr, friendlyNames, (int)(separator-friendlyNames)); 
 
               // Update our list of values 
               wcscpy_s(friendlyNames, separator+1); 
 
               // Output the value 
               std::wcout << L"      " << substr << std::endl; 
 
               // Get the next value 
               separator = wcschr(friendlyNames, ','); 
            } 
 
            //Print the last value 
            std::wcout << L"      " << friendlyNames << std::endl; 
 
            // Free data now that we are done with it 
            L_OcrMemory_Free(values); 
         } 
         break; 
 
      case L_OcrSettingValueType_Double: 
         std::wcout << L"    Units: " << descriptor.Units << std::endl; 
         std::wcout << L"    DoubleMinimumValue: " << descriptor.DoubleMinimumValue << std::endl; 
         std::wcout << L"    DoubleMaximumValue: " << descriptor.DoubleMaximumValue << std::endl << std::endl; 
         break; 
 
      case L_OcrSettingValueType_Boolean: 
         break; 
 
      case L_OcrSettingValueType_String: 
         std::wcout << L"    StringMaximumLength:   " << descriptor.StringMaximumLength << std::endl; 
         std::wcout << L"    StringNullAllowed:     " << descriptor.StringNullAllowed << std::endl << std::endl; 
         break; 
 
      case L_OcrSettingValueType_EndCategory: 
         break; 
      } 
   } 
} 
 
L_INT L_OcrEngine_GetSettingManagerExample() 
{ 
   BITMAPHANDLE bitmap = { 0 }; 
   L_TCHAR outFileName[MAX_PATH] = { 0 }, tifFileName[MAX_PATH] = { 0 }; 
   L_OcrEngine ocrEngine = NULL; 
   L_OcrSettingManager ocrSettingManager = NULL; 
   L_OcrPage ocrPage = NULL; 
   L_OcrDocumentManager ocrDocumentManager = NULL; 
   L_OcrDocument ocrDocument = NULL; 
 
   L_TCHAR *detectFontStyles = { 0 }, *tempFontStyles = { 0 }; 
   L_BOOL recognizeFontAttributes = false, tempFontAttributes = false; 
   L_TCHAR settingName[80] = { 0 }; 
 
   // Create an instance of the engine 
   L_INT retCode = L_OcrEngineManager_CreateEngine(L_OcrEngineType_Advantage, &ocrEngine); 
   if(retCode != SUCCESS) 
      return retCode; 
 
   // Start the engine using default parameters 
   L_OcrEngine_Startup(ocrEngine, NULL, OCR_ADVANTAGE_RUNTIME_DIR); 
 
   // Get the manager to modify global OCR Engine settings 
   L_OcrEngine_GetSettingManager(ocrEngine, &ocrSettingManager); 
 
   // Dump all the settings supported by this engine to console output 
   DumpAllSettings(ocrSettingManager); 
 
   // Image file to OCR 
   wcscpy_s(tifFileName, MAX_PATH, MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(L_TEXT("Ocr1.tif"))); 
 
   // File formats to save 
   DOCWRTFORMAT formats[2] = {DOCUMENTFORMAT_TXT, DOCUMENTFORMAT_PDF}; 
   for(int formatIndex = 0; formatIndex < _countof(formats); formatIndex++) 
   { 
      if (formats[formatIndex] == DOCUMENTFORMAT_TXT) 
      { 
         // Generate & set the output file name 
         wcscpy_s(outFileName, MAX_PATH, MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(L_TEXT("Ocr1.txt"))); 
         std::wcout << L"Format: " << L_TEXT("DOCUMENTFORMAT_TXT") << L"\nOutput file: " << outFileName << std::endl; 
 
         // This is 'text' format, we dont need to recognize fonts attributes such as bold and italic 
         // This will make the recognition process faster 
         std::wcout << L"Turning off font attributes\n"; 
 
         // Save old settings & turn them off 
         wcscpy_s(settingName, 80, L_TEXT("Recognition.Fonts.DetectFontStyles")); 
         L_OcrSettingManager_GetEnumValueAsString(ocrSettingManager, settingName, &detectFontStyles); 
         L_OcrSettingManager_SetEnumValueAsString(ocrSettingManager, settingName, L_TEXT("None")); 
         wcscpy_s(settingName, 80, L_TEXT("Recognition.Fonts.RecognizeFontAttributes")); 
         L_OcrSettingManager_GetBooleanValue(ocrSettingManager, settingName, &recognizeFontAttributes); 
         L_OcrSettingManager_SetBooleanValue(ocrSettingManager, settingName, false); 
      } 
      else 
      { 
         // Generate & set the output file name 
         wcscpy_s(outFileName, MAX_PATH, MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(L_TEXT("Ocr1.pdf"))); 
         std::wcout << L"Format: " << L_TEXT("DOCUMENTFORMAT_PDF") << L"\nOutput file: " << outFileName << std::endl; 
      } 
 
      // Show the settings we are using 
      wcscpy_s(settingName, 80, L_TEXT("Recognition.Fonts.DetectFontStyles")); 
      L_OcrSettingManager_GetEnumValueAsString(ocrSettingManager, settingName, &tempFontStyles); 
      wcscpy_s(settingName, 80, L_TEXT("Recognition.Fonts.RecognizeFontAttributes")); 
      L_OcrSettingManager_GetBooleanValue(ocrSettingManager, settingName, &tempFontAttributes); 
 
      std::wcout << L"Recognizing using these font attributes settings:\n"; 
      std::wcout << L"Recognition.Fonts.DetectFontStyles: " << tempFontStyles << std::endl; 
      std::wcout << L"Recognition.Fonts.RecognizeFontAttributes: "<< tempFontAttributes << std::endl; 
 
      // Load an image to process 
      L_LoadBitmap(tifFileName, &bitmap, sizeof(BITMAPHANDLE), 0, ORDER_RGB, NULL, NULL); 
 
      // Add image to OCR page 
      L_OcrPage_FromBitmap(ocrEngine, &ocrPage, &bitmap, L_OcrBitmapSharingMode_AutoFree, NULL, NULL); 
 
      // Transfer ownership to OCR page 
      bitmap.Flags.Allocated = 0; 
 
      // Recognize the page (automatically zoned) 
      L_OcrPage_Recognize(ocrPage, NULL, NULL); 
 
      // Recognize and save the file to the output format 
      L_OcrEngine_GetDocumentManager(ocrEngine, &ocrDocumentManager); 
 
      // Create an OCR document 
      L_OcrDocumentManager_CreateDocument(ocrDocumentManager, &ocrDocument, L_OcrCreateDocumentOptions_AutoDeleteFile, NULL); 
 
      // In Document File Mode, add OcrPage to OcrDocument after recognition 
      L_OcrDocument_AddPage(ocrDocument, ocrPage); 
      L_OcrPage_Destroy(ocrPage); 
 
      // Save the document we have 
      L_OcrDocument_Save(ocrDocument, outFileName, formats[formatIndex], NULL, NULL); 
      L_OcrDocument_Destroy(ocrDocument); 
 
      /// Re-set the original settings 
      if (formats[formatIndex] == DOCUMENTFORMAT_TXT) 
      { 
         std::wcout << L"Resetting original settings\n"; 
         wcscpy_s(settingName, 80, L_TEXT("Recognition.Fonts.DetectFontStyles")); 
         L_OcrSettingManager_SetEnumValueAsString(ocrSettingManager, settingName, detectFontStyles); 
         wcscpy_s(settingName, 80, L_TEXT("Recognition.Fonts.RecognizeFontAttributes")); 
         L_OcrSettingManager_SetBooleanValue(ocrSettingManager, settingName, recognizeFontAttributes); 
      } 
   } 
 
   //CLEANUP 
   L_OcrEngine_Destroy(ocrEngine); 
   return SUCCESS; 
} 
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