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Symbian OCR Engine not supported (Known Issue)
OCR Engine cannot be used on S60 3rd Edition FP1, FP2, and S60 5th Edition devices.
Nokia N78, Nokia 6210 Navigator, Nokia N85
S60 5th Edition
S60 3rd Edition FP2
S60 3rd Edition FP1
An attempt to initialize OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Engine using the following method fails with -5 (KErrNotSupported) error:
static MOCREngineInterface* CreateOCREngineL( MOCREngineObserver& aObserver, const TOcrEngineEnv aEngineEnv, TEngineType aEngineType );
How to reproduce
This issue can be reproduced with the OCR example application (S60Ex/ORCExample) in the S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 1 SDK.
While the example can be run on the emulator, it displays an error Initializing OCR Engine Failed: -5 on the target device.
Currently no known solution. Even though the OCR feature is documented to be part of the S60 3rd Edition, Feature Pack 1 platform, current S60 3rd Edition, FP1 and FP2 devices do not support it.