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Document Understanding Activities
Last updated 29. Apr. 2024

UiPath Extended Languages OCR


Extracts a string and its information from an indicated UI element or image by using the OCR engine. It can be used with other OCR activities (Click OCR Text, Hover OCR Text, Get OCR Text, Find OCR Text Position), with Document Understanding activities (Digitize Document, Intelligent Keyword Classifier, Form Extractor wizards, Document Understanding classic or modern project settings), or with Computer Vision activities (CV Screen Scope, CV Get Text).


  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity. This field supports only String variables.
  • Image - The image that you want to process. This field supports only Image variables. Do not change if the OCR activity is used inside a parent activity.
  • Timeout (milliseconds) - Specifies the amount of time (in milliseconds) to wait for a response from the server before an error is thrown. The default value is 100,000 milliseconds (100 seconds).
  • ApiKey - The API key used to provide you access to Document Understanding, when the UiPath® Extended Languages OCR is used with Document Understanding activities. If the Extended Languages OCR is used with Computer Vision, then use the Computer Vision API key.
  • Endpoint - The endpoint associated with your Document Understanding API key. This field supports only strings and String variables.
  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.
  • Result - Provides the extracted words and information about their position on the screen. This field supports only KeyValuePair<Rectangle, String> variables.
  • Text - Provides the extracted text. This field supports only String variables.
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