The OCR package contains actions that enable you to extract text from images or applications.
- Extract text from a window or a specific area of an application.
- Extract text from images or files stored on a local machine, a website, or the Control Room folder.
- Filter extracted text and store it as a variable.Note: You can extract text from images in .jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, .gif, and .png formats.
ABBYY FineReader 18.104.22.168 is installed along with A2019 and does not require any additional setup.
Actions in the OCR package
The OCR package includes the following actions:
When you record a task in secure recording mode, the Preview window temporarily shows an image of the captured area. This image is hidden after you navigate away from the Bot editor window or refresh it.
A user with admin privileges must enable this setting. See Settings.