This activity retrieves a text (string variable) relative to a defined anchor.
Anchor Image: the target anchor image.
Output: the name of the variable used to store the result.
Anchor Threshold: the default anchor detection threshold.
X Offset: the X-axis (horizontal) offset in pixels, relative to the anchor.
Y Offset: the Y-axis (vertical) offset in pixels, relative to the anchor.
Capture Width: the width of the capture rectangle, in pixels.
Height: the height of the capture rectangle, in pixels.
Highlighting: Specifies if the target anchor/capture rectangle should be highlighted.
Engine: the OCR engine that will be used in text extraction.
Engine Mode: the desired OCR engine mode.
Segmentation Mode: the page segmentation mode, supporting the following options:
Language: the language training pack to be used in the OCR process.
Whitelist Chars: a list of all chars that will be whitelisted by the OCR engine.
Blacklist Chars: a list of all chars that will be blacklisted by the OCR engine.
Scale: Scaling parameter used for scaling up the input bitmap. In some cases, this can increase OCR accuracy.
Invert: Specifies if the input bitmap should be inverted prior to text extraction.
Display Name: action display name in your implementation project
Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.
Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.
Abort on Error: True/False
Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.
Get accounting information from an invoice (e.g. invoice number, date, due date, supplier name, untaxed amount, VAT amount, total amount, currency etc.)
Get the VAT tax applied in a receipt
Get the customer name from a contract
In this use case, the robot will set focus on an invoice, extract the open balance and write it in the console.
Prerequisites: download the attached invoice.
Watch the robot in action:
You can see how Extract Text activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:
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