Character separation is a simple process in scanning an image in NewOCR. Since each piece of a character (The dot of an I, the top part of an equals sign, the two separate circles of a percent, etc.) are defined as completely separate characters, no character merging is required yet.
Before characters are separated a process, called line separation occurs.
i or a
_ will be above or below all other characters, and will result in a separate line. This is overcome by the
These are then compiled into a single character object.