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OCR to Text - Input data is not a valid image

I am having trouble using the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to Text action included in the Computer Vision API package.

To be certain there is nothing wrong with the image I am trying to use OCR on, or the API-key etc., I have successfully managed to use the action when using an Image URL.

 

When trying to use the same image I successfully performed OCR on with an Image URL, either stored in OneDrive or fetching it from an email, I am having trouble getting it to work.

 

For example:

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This is my input. The Image content is here given by OneDrive's "Get File Content" action:

OscarKalia_1-1714397032639.png

But I receive the following error:

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The same happens when I get mails with attachments with Outlook action, and passing this to the OCR to Text action, using the same image.

 

I have also tried base64-encoding the image content, but this gave the same error.

 

Any help would be much appreciated. 😃

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Hi @OscarKalia 

 

Pls try switching to classic designer by toggling off 'New designer' flag on the upper right corner:

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Post switching, just dynamically pass the body of get file content action and retest the flow.

 

 

 

If this helps & solves your problem, please remember to give a 👍 and accept my solution as it will help others in the future.

 

 

 

 

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Hi @OscarKalia 

 

Pls try switching to classic designer by toggling off 'New designer' flag on the upper right corner:

ManishSolanki_0-1714407245000.png

Post switching, just dynamically pass the body of get file content action and retest the flow.

 

 

 

If this helps & solves your problem, please remember to give a 👍 and accept my solution as it will help others in the future.

 

 

 

 

Thanks
Manish Solanki
View my blog
Linkedin

Thank you! This seemed to solve the issue 😃

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