L_OcrPage_SetAreaOptions

#include "ltocr.h"

L_LTOCR_API L_INT EXT_FUNCTION L_OcrPage_SetAreaOptions(page, options)

L_OcrPage page; handle to the OCR page
const L_OcrPageAreaOptions* options; options for the area of interest

Sets the options for the area of interest on the page.

Parameter Description
page Handle to the OCR page.
options Pointer to the L_OcrPageAreaOptions structure that represents the options for the area of interest to be used for the page.

Returns

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

Comments

To obtain the options currently being used for the area of interest used by the page, call L_OcrPage_GetAreaOptions.

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_OcrPage_GetAreaOptions
Topics: Programming with LEADTOOLS OCR Module - LEAD Engine
Recognizing OCR Pages
Working With OCR Pages

Example

L_INT L_OcrPage_SetAreaOptionsExample() 
{ 
   L_INT retCode = SUCCESS; 
   BITMAPHANDLE bitmap = { 0 }; 
   L_OcrEngine ocrEngine = NULL; 
   L_OcrPage ocrPage = NULL; 
   L_OcrDocumentManager ocrDocumentManager = NULL; 
   L_OcrPageAreaOptions areaOptions = { 0 }; 
   areaOptions.StructSize = sizeof(L_OcrPageAreaOptions); 
 
   // Create an instance of the engine  
   retCode = L_OcrEngineManager_CreateEngine(L_OcrEngineType_LEAD, &ocrEngine); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Start the engine using default parameters  
   retCode = L_OcrEngine_Startup(ocrEngine, NULL, OCR_LEAD_RUNTIME_DIR); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Load an image to process  
   retCode = L_LoadBitmap(MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(L_TEXT("Ocr1.tif")), &bitmap, sizeof(BITMAPHANDLE), 0, ORDER_RGB, NULL, NULL); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Add the image to an OCR page  
   retCode = L_OcrPage_FromBitmap(ocrEngine, &ocrPage, &bitmap, L_OcrBitmapSharingMode_AutoFree, NULL, NULL); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Transfer ownership to the OCR page  
   memset(&bitmap, 0, sizeof(bitmap)); 
 
   // Get the area options for this page 
   retCode = L_OcrPage_GetAreaOptions(ocrPage, &areaOptions); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Set the area of interest to be the first word of the first zone 
   areaOptions.Area.left = 284; 
   areaOptions.Area.top = 292; 
   areaOptions.Area.right = 538; 
   areaOptions.Area.bottom = 391; 
 
   // Set the area options with this new area of interest 
   retCode = L_OcrPage_SetAreaOptions(ocrPage, &areaOptions); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Recognize it  
   retCode = L_OcrPage_Recognize(ocrPage, NULL, NULL); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Retrieve the text from the first zone, this should be "LEAD" 
   L_TCHAR* text = NULL; 
   L_UINT textLength = 0; 
   L_OcrPage_GetText(ocrPage, 0, &text, &textLength); 
   tprintf(TEXT("Recognized text: %s\n"), text); 
   L_OcrMemory_Free(text); 
 
   // Get the area options for this page 
   retCode = L_OcrPage_GetAreaOptions(ocrPage, &areaOptions); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Set the area of interest to be the second word of the first zone 
   areaOptions.Area.left = 538; 
   areaOptions.Area.top = 292; 
   areaOptions.Area.right = 1096; 
   areaOptions.Area.bottom = 391; 
 
   // Set the area options with this new area of interest 
   retCode = L_OcrPage_SetAreaOptions(ocrPage, &areaOptions); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Recognize it  
   retCode = L_OcrPage_Recognize(ocrPage, NULL, NULL); 
   if (retCode != SUCCESS) 
      goto CLEANUP; 
 
   // Retrieve the text from the new first zone, this should be " Technologies" 
   L_TCHAR* text2 = NULL; 
   L_UINT textLength2 = 0; 
   L_OcrPage_GetText(ocrPage, 0, &text2, &textLength2); 
   tprintf(TEXT("Recognized text: %s\n"), text2); 
   L_OcrMemory_Free(text2); 
 
CLEANUP: 
   if (bitmap.Flags.Allocated) 
      L_FreeBitmap(&bitmap); 
   if (ocrPage != NULL) 
      L_OcrPage_Destroy(ocrPage); 
   if (ocrEngine != NULL) 
      L_OcrEngine_Destroy(ocrEngine); 
 
   return retCode; 
} 
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