No, other than it is possible to do so:

Mike Beccaria
Systems Librarian
Head of Digital Initiative
Paul Smith's College
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From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of stuart yeates
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 4:46 PM
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Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Free/Open OCR solutions?

Michael Beccaria wrote:
> Andrew, 
> If you have MS Office, Microsoft has an OCR engine built in. I used it
> to OCR some college yearbooks at MPOW. It's not ABBYY but it works
> pretty well! It's scriptable using VBScript or your MS language of
> choice.
> Notice the "OCR" method in the document.

Could someone comment on the efficacy of this OCR on languages with 
non-latin characters?

Stuart Yeates       New Zealand Electronic Text Centre     Institutional Repository