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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 in the scenario 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"
Display NameLiteralInputchanges display name of the activity
Exclude from Transaction CheckBooleanInputcheckbox; default is "off"
Retry Timeout [s]DoubleInputdetermines behaviour if the activity fails to execute. value < 0: try executing once, 0: try indefinitely; value >0: time in seconds during which the activity repeatedly tries to execute (if time elapses without success then Result = False, end activity)
Acquired TextStringOutputtext value retrieved from application
ResultBooleanOutputreturns a Boolean value. True if no error in activity, otherwise 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