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Uses tesseract, hocr2pdf, and pdfconcat to build a OCR'ed ( searchable ) PDF from a dir full of tif files. Inteded use is with the output of a diybookscanner and ScanTailor.
for img in *.tif; do tesseract $img $img hocr; done
for img in *.tif; do hocr2pdf -i $img -o $img.pdf < $img.html; done
pdfconcat -o merged.pdf ./*.pdf
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