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 ====== OCR Screen or Image ====== ====== OCR Screen or Image ======
  
-The //OCR Image// action allows you to extract the text from an image using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) (specifically using the Tesseract OCR library).+The //OCR Image// action allows you to extract the text from an image using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) (specifically using the [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Tesseract_(software)|Tesseract OCR library]]).
  
 {{ ocr-image.png?​nolink&​503x171 | OCR Image }} {{ ocr-image.png?​nolink&​503x171 | OCR Image }}
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 You can choose what language or script the text is in.  Each language will require a download, typically between 1 and 10 MB, though there are a few scripts that are significantly larger. You can choose what language or script the text is in.  Each language will require a download, typically between 1 and 10 MB, though there are a few scripts that are significantly larger.
  
-By default ​their is a [[trigger:​Clipboard_Filter|Clipboard Filter]] macro to OCR images available in the Clipboard Filters folder which you can access from the [[manual:​Clipboard_History_Switcher|Clipboard History Switcher]] Gear (⚙) menu.+As with any OCR, the text may contain errors so you should be careful not to assume the result is 100% accurate. 
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 +By default ​there is a [[trigger:​Clipboard_Filter|Clipboard Filter]] macro to OCR images available in the Clipboard Filters folder which you can access from the [[manual:​Clipboard_History_Switcher|Clipboard History Switcher]] Gear (⚙) menu.
  
 {{ ocr-clipboard-filter.png?​nolink&​537x428 | OCR Clipboard Filter }} {{ ocr-clipboard-filter.png?​nolink&​537x428 | OCR Clipboard Filter }}
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 ==== Actions ==== ==== Actions ====
  
 +* [[If Then Else]]
 +* [[Pause Until]]
 +* [[For Each]]
 +* [[Repeat]]
 +* [[Until]]
 +* [[Assert]]
 * [[:​Actions|See all Actions]] * [[:​Actions|See all Actions]]
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 +==== Conditions====
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 +* [[condition:​OCR]]
 +* [[:​Conditions|See all Conditions]]
  
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