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Poster: Evan T. Jones Date: May 11, 2022 8:26am
Forum: texts Subject: Text not selectable in flipbook

I have uploaded 97 items relating to the history of Bristol:
https://archive.org/details/@evan_t_jones

What I can't understand is why it does not seem to be possible to select / copy text in the 'flipbook' from many (but not all) of the items I have uploaded. So, for example, in this item text can be selected:
https://archive.org/details/wilkinscolston/page/20/mode/2up
However, in this one, I can't:
https://archive.org/details/spain-and-the-west-country/page/2/mode/2up

In both cases the OCR works if the file is downloaded as a pdf or if the 'full text' file is accessed. So, I'm assuming the problem is something to do with the settings. However, I can't work out what the problem is and the forums and other searches I've attempted haven't provided any answers.