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Helper II
Helper II

Can I find text in PDF without AI?

Hello

I would like to create a flow that add a row to an Excel file with some values from a standard PDF form, so the data I want is always in the same place.
Now I don't have an AI license, so my question is there a way I can use standard flow functions to get the text parts I want out of the file content? (or any other way?)


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Dual Super User II
Dual Super User II

Hi @FUS 

 

The standard actions/ connectors do not support reading a PDF document. 

 

The best way is to do it using the Form Processing AI model as the data will be best recognized using that. 

 

Apart from the AI models, you can use OCR services (from Microsoft or other third parties) which is premium connectors and get the text from the PDF document. 

 

Hope this Helps!

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

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Dual Super User II
Dual Super User II

Hi @FUS 

 

The standard actions/ connectors do not support reading a PDF document. 

 

The best way is to do it using the Form Processing AI model as the data will be best recognized using that. 

 

Apart from the AI models, you can use OCR services (from Microsoft or other third parties) which is premium connectors and get the text from the PDF document. 

 

Hope this Helps!

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

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Hmm... I suspected as much, but thanks for confirming it to me.

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