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Screen scraping an image

What is the best way to screen scrape an image that has text with a known font via php?
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ARe you asking "how to read the TEXT in that image?"

Or how to scrape an image with known text around it?


Please give an example of the html or image.


See this for OCR.

http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/downloads/list
Please post the URL that shows the image that you want to retrieve, and describe the contents you want to recover.  I think if we have a visual we may be able to give you some answers.

Also, please post the code you have tried to use and describe any issues you're having with it.  Thanks, ~Ray
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Basically, it is a generated report that I can not retrieve the data directly. Here is an example of the image.User generated image
What is the URL?
Whenever, an end user upload the report (the png file I attached above), I want to screen scrape that image and store the data it in my database. I just need to be able to retrieve the data from the image via php page.
Let me try this again...
What is the URL?
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