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Re: Support for searchable PDFs in libreoffice

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:37
+sanskrit-programmers - Any takers? On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 7:35 PM, ShreeDevi Kumar wrote: > Namaskaram, > > I wanted to check with you if there are any c++ programmers in the > sanskrit programmers group who would be willing to extend the actualtext > option in libre
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Spreadsheet and libraries to look up तिङन्तावलि-s

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:59
श्रीमताविनाशेनोत्पादितमेतत् स्याद् युष्मत्प्रीतये - dhaval tinanta forms linked <> अथैतदपि श्रीधवलस्य -
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Indian Scriptures in the light of Sri Aurobindo (A Workshop-cum-Retreat)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:00
संस्कृति (Samskriti): Indian Scriptures in the light of Sri Aurobindo (A Workshop-cum-Retreat) Facilitator: Dr. Sampadananda Mishra Dates: 6th to 12th, May 2018 (Sunday→ Saturday) Venue: Madhuban campsite, Talla Ramgarh, district Nainital, Uttarakhand Last date for Registration: 29th January,
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Sat, 01/13/2018 - 06:25
सङ्क्रमणे कश्चनोपहारः-!/default/get_raashi_transition_finder तत्र इत्यस्य फलेन
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Inria verb conjugations for Star/GoldenDict

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:17
I thought verbs were available, but looking carefully now I can only see declensions. Are the conjugations available separately or not at all? Thank you, Irene
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Re: Adding Devanagari OCR at

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:06
Great idea! Recall!topic/sanskrit-programmers/qZiNacZu0Gg . wikisource basically uses google ocr via a web API call. Folks at +sanskrit-programmers (esp shrIdevI) might be able to fill you in on the feasibility of Tesseract. My experience has been that
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Fonts with support for independent vowel signs and conjuncts

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 01:46
I came across this recently; someone may be interested: the Sanskrit2003 font with some tweaks to better support showing vowel signs independently. See examples at:
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Python library for verb form information

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 19:32
Dear all, A python package 'prakriya' is available now for finding out the prakriya and other related information for given verb form. Documentation on how to use - https://prakriya.readthedocs. io/en/latest/usage.html Github page - pypi page -
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Re: [Samskrita] Re: An elementary doubt on Subanta technical terms

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 10:03
PS: The above is from shrI +dhaval's online tool. I hope that it too will soon be made available as an easily accessible json dict (+sanskrit-programmers) for select roots. On Mon, Dec 25, 2017 at 7:05 PM, विश्वासो वासुकिजः wrote: > > Short answer is: the pratyaya-nam
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Adding hidden searchable 'layer' of annotations to PDFs

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 03:18
Dear all, Do you know of an efficient way of performing the above task? The PDFs can be both scanned and unscanned. Linux, Windows, Mac - whatever. All advice is appreciated. Thank you, Irene
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धवल-तिङन्त-प्रक्रिया-कोशो दूरवाण्यादियन्त्रेषु सुलभोऽधुना

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 03:52
तदेवं श्रीमता ऽविनाशेनाकारि। दूरवाण्यादौ स्थापनं प्रसिद्धतन्त्रैस् साध्यम् - How-to-install-and-use-dictionaries-on-your-device- उदाहरणम् - From prakriya पश्यति [ { "verbaccent": "दृ॒शिँ॑र्", "meaning": "प्रेक्षणे",
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World's first AGI in Sanskrit

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 19:50
Namo Namah. I am writing after 6 months of last announcing the success achieved in creating skip-thought vectors of Sanskrit and very high BLEU score in NMT. I am releasing for public preview using web interface. It is tensorflow based in backend and looking to collaborate. It is world's first
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API for step by step derivation of verb forms

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 01:04
Respected scholars, Apologies for cross posting. A step by step derivation process of verb forms is now made available at the following API. The generic call is I would be highly
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Fwd: Announcing new online course on How to Study Indic Shaastras from Jan 7-21

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:32
Dear all, Here is a great opportunity to learn how to study Bhaaratiiya shaastra granthas by yourself! After its well-received workshop at IIT Roorkee (Oct 2017) on How to Study Indic Shaastras, School of Vedic Sciences MIT-ADT University, Pune ( is now offering it as an
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A unicode emoji proposal for the shrivaiShNava icon

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 06:54
I've started a thread about this under hoping to find shrI anshuman pandey's guidance ( ) . Please contribute there if you're interested and have material. @anshuman - I was wondering how the below fared:
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Requesting text extraction from a pdf

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 02:13
Hi! I need to edit our family deity's stotra with meaning - but copy-pasting won't work and OCR via Google docs fails (haven't tried exporting to ps and back to pdf or using screenshots). Could someone (eg Venkatesh) with access to appropriate software somehow get me the original text with
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Using ML for text image to unicode

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 08:15
Dear Experts, Has anybody tried to use ML to convert vernacular text in a scanned image to unicode text, especially sanskrit/kannada. Upon search I found that CCA algorithm can be used to extract letters from text in image form, but it may not work with Devanagari as the letters will be joined
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Fwd: प्रस्थानत्रय Android Apps

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 23:48
+ sanskrit-programmers Very good! Please consider making your code open source to motivate other developers and get contributions! On Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 8:41:43 AM UTC-8, Dr. Vishwanath Hegde wrote: > > Namaste. > संस्कृतशास्त्राणां प्रचाराय शास्त्राध्येतृ़णामानुकूल्याय च अस्माकं
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Re: kRdanta-koShaH

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 00:26
+sanskrit-programmers, saMskRta, sai इत्यत्र पुष्पामातुः कृदन्तकोशो विद्यते सुष्ठूट्टङ्कितः। वाक्यनिर्माणयन्त्रादाव् उपयोगाय स्यात्। 2017-12-01 1:34 GMT-08:00 Usha Rani Sanka
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Re: How's sanskrit-programmers?

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 00:20
I too am curious about what folks are working on, so let me loop in so that people can give updates. My main focuses are: * developing backend infrastructure for a text and image book annotation web service (see
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