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OCR Text from Area

This activity converts image of text into characters. Use the variable (type: string) and put it in Output part of Properties window – it will store the digitized text. Drop the control on the activity. Hovering the mouse over the activity box you can see the anchor text to the left and the data text to the right.

NOTE: activity has some limitations, you will get better results with text in a larger, straight font.

Parameter nameParameter TypeIn/OutDescription
Alternative Scenario If FailedBooleanInputcheckbox; default is "on"
DisplayNameLiteralInputyou can change the name of activity for greater clarity of the scenario
Retry timeout [s]DoubleInputwaiting time until the activity will execute: 1. any negative value means try once, if you fail – set Result to False and finish activity; 2. “0” means try until you get the effect; 3. any positive value is time in seconds in which the activity will persist trying until successful or the time elapses, if failed – set Result to False and finish activity
Acquired TextStringOutputtext value retrieved from apllication
ResultBooleanOutputreturns the Boolean value: it will return True if no error is in activity, otherwise it will return False
Result CodeInt32OutputResult Code will return 0 if there is no error in activity, otherwise in most cases it will return 1, the extended result code will show only in several chosen activities