This activity extracts the text layer from a PDF file and saves it as a string.
Set a value: enables you to directly write the desired path.
Save the previous step result: chooses the last result activity as a path.
Calculate a value: enables you to use available properties and methods to form a path.
Display spaces and linebreaks
This parameter allows you to display
/n (spaces and linebreaks) in the variable text. You can disable the parameter if you do not need to display them.
This parameter contains an annotation of the activity. The input text will be displayed above the activity name.
To save the result to a variable, you need to attach a "Save value to variable" activity to this activity, specify the desired variable name, and select the "Save the previous step result" option. The result is saved as a string.
Please note that in some cases this activity may not provide the same sequence of reading text as in the original document. To extract specific information from structured documents, you may use the OCR activities.