I will pay you for your guidance and help on how I could take data from paper and update a spread sheet automatically using programming. I have experience in python and web scraping, php, html and autohotkey scripts, etc. I have been researching about OCR "optical character recognition" for possible ways of reading from paper to digital.
In my window cleaning business I have the task of transferring data from paperwork to my spread sheet online. Please see attached image "paperwork example" below for an example of what my paperwork looks like.
Each time I finish window cleaning for the day I go to my spread sheet and manually update each customer’s details. I update the date I cleaned their windows, how much I charged them and how they paid me etc. etc.
My desired workflow and requirements is the following:
1: I scan my window cleaning paperwork onto my computer.
2: I run a program that looks at the image of the paperwork and is able to detect by text (OCR) each customer and the data for that customer. I can change my paperwork so that it looks like this for easier OCR detection - (See attached “OCR example template”).
3: Save the data in a programming language I can then use to update my spread sheet with the new data. (image of my spread sheet attached)
Please bid for 1 hour only. I am paying for your knowledge on the subject, and upon satisfaction that I believe your solution will work, I will award the project to you and possibly pay you hourly for your time if I require more help. Only bid if you know how you would achieve the requirements I have laid out. Start your bid with the word “Oranges” so I can filter out spammers on here.
I will be available for the next 3 - 4 hours and am looking forward to your suggestion. Please message me on here if you have any questions, I’d be more than willing to help clarify anything.
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