This activity enables you to specify a document which will be used as the recognition template. The document will be displayed as an image where, with a graphical tool, the user can select areas, where the text should be recognized from, and specify the corresponding variables which will store the recognition results.
Below is an example of how to set up and use an activity to create your own invoice recognition template (any other document can be) and an example of the recognized values.
Save the previous step result: chooses the previous function result as the OCR data obtained from an any OCR engine.
Calculate a value: enables you to specify the variables containing the OCR data directly.
A path to the image that should be used as the recognition template.
The following image formats are supported:
After clicking on this button, a special visual tool opens. This visual tool enables the user to select areas - rectangles - where to extract text from. One click on the image sets the top left corner of the rectangle. Upon clicking, the rectangle size can be modified. When the desired size is set, make another click to stop selecting the area. After the area is set, the user needs to specify a variable which will store the recognized text.
Contains an annotation to the activity. The input text will be displayed above the activity name.