Each week we received hundreds of partly pre-populated and partly hand-written survey forms each week (hard copies). We then scan the forms and rename them according to some of the pre-populated parts of the forms.
To help speed this up, I am looking for a way of automatically renaming the forms. This would involve OCRing the forms, and then using a few of the boxes (always in the same place of the form) to create a filename.
If it helps, the forms are about the activities of vehicles. The sections we use to name the resulting PDF is based on:
Registration mark (which appears in same place all the time)
Year of the survey (which can be got from a field containing the survey date)
Whether the form was sent to a British firm, or a firm based in Northern Ireland (which can be got from the title at the top of the page)
If more context helps, the process we currently follows is:
Any thoughts, hints or tips gratefully received.