[SOLVED] Recognise & read text in thunkable

I need to be able to get thunkable to recognise & read text in an image with said text (it’ll also be handwriting so i’m not sure if that’s pushing my luck a little too much)
Then I need the app to read said text out loud (although I think that might not be a problem if I can recognise the text)

PS: is it possible to highlight/select text in the image and/or recognise its color? thanks

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update: i used a few tutorials on thunkable as reference, but i still can’t seem to figure out how to get the text obtained/detected from the ocr to appear on a label. any help?

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What OCR service are you using?

Can you show your codes or what you have tried so far?

I’m using free ocr api (the one @jacob1 used in their post about barcode scanners)

I need the app to be able to recognise text from an image then put it on a label- the code I’ve tried so far:

thanks <3

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According to the OCR site this is the link you need to use to get info


You should get the response something like this

{"ParsedResults":[{"TextOverlay":{"Lines":[],"HasOverlay":false,"Message":"Text overlay is not provided as it is not requested"},"TextOrientation":"0","FileParseExitCode":1,"ParsedText":"GAVE AWAY MY BOOK\r\nFREE ON\r\nREACHED TOP OF AMAZON\r\nBESTSELLER\r\n","ErrorMessage":"","ErrorDetails":""}],"OCRExitCode":1,"IsErroredOnProcessing":false,"ProcessingTimeInMilliseconds":"390","SearchablePDFURL":"Searchable PDF not generated as it was not requested."}

You should read ParsedText to get the result of the OCR.

okii! like this?

i added the component but somehow i can’t take photos with the button (the action that activates the code) anymore

Check this Demo project


See Sample output


It reads null on my device?

I’ve tried both web version (above) and app view (on ipad), it gives the ‘something has gone wrong’ message

update: the blocks work!!! much love, and thanks @muneer <33

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