Read Text in Image activity

An activity that reads text in your image with the optical character recognition (OCR) function in Microsoft Cognitive Services, and stores result of this function in your schema.


Read Text in Image activity

Configure the Read Text in Image activity

To configure the Read Text in Image activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Cognitive Services Cognitive Services icon tab.
      2. On the Cognitive Services Cognitive Services icon tab, drag the Read Text in Image Read Text in Image icon activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Read Text in Image activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
Refer to:

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Source Repository

Specifies the original, or source, location type for your files.

Figure: Source Repository screen

Source Repository screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Amazon S3 Amazon S3 icon

Function:
Specifies that Amazon S3 is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Amazon S3) - Read Text in Image.

Box Box icon

Function:
Specifies that Box is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Box) - Read Text in Image.

Dropbox Dropbox icon

Function:
Specifies that Dropbox is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Dropbox) - Read Text in Image.

FTP FTP icon

Function:
Specifies that FTP is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (FTP) - Read Text in Image.

Google Drive Google Drive icon

Function:
Specifies that Google Drive is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Google Drive) - Read Text in Image.

NetSuite NetSuite icon

Function:
Specifies that NetSuite is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (NetSuite) - Read Text in Image.

OneDrive OneDrive icon

Function:
Specifies that OneDrive is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (OneDrive) - Read Text in Image.

OneDrive For Business OneDrive For Business icon

Function:
Specifies that OneDrive for Business is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (OneDrive For Business) - Read Text in Image.

Salesforce Salesforce icon

Function:
Specifies that Salesforce is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (Salesforce) - Read Text in Image.

SFTP SFTP icon

Function:
Specifies that SFTP is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (SFTP) - Read Text in Image.

SharePoint SharePoint icon

Function:
Specifies that SharePoint is your document source location.

To select your file in the source location, complete the fields on Source Repository Configuration (SharePoint) - Read Text in Image.

Read Text in Image Configuration screen

Configures the response settings to read text in the images.

Figure: Read Text in Image Configuration screen

Read Text in Image Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Cognitive Services

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your Microsoft Cognitive Services.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.

The selected access token must have the Cognitive Service Type configured for Computer Vision API.

Default Value:
None

Add Token Add Token icon

Opens this Screen:
Access Token for Microsoft Cognitive Services
Function of this Screen:
Configure an access token to connect to Microsoft Cognitive Services.

Store Response Text in this Variable

Function:
Specifies the process data variable that stores the responses from the Microsoft Read Text in Image service.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable that accepts an alphanumeric string that can have spaces and special characters that contains the extracted text from an image.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

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