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How to recognize text from document in C# using ByteScout Text Recognition SDK

How to code in C# to recognize text from document with this step-by-step tutorial

Recognize text from document is easy to implement in C# if you use these source codes below. ByteScout Text Recognition SDK: the text recognition SDK to help with extraction of text using OCR from scanned images and documents. Supports English and non-Latin languages, can take PDF as input. It can recognize text from document in C#.

C# code samples for C# developers help to speed up coding of your application when using ByteScout Text Recognition SDK. In order to implement the functionality, you should copy and paste this code for C# below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Use of ByteScout Text Recognition SDK in C# is also explained in the documentation included along with the product.

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Program.cs
      
using System; using System.Diagnostics; using ByteScout.TextRecognition; namespace TextRecognitionExample { class Program { static void Main(string[] args) { string inputDocument = @".\invoice-sample.png"; string outputDocument = @".\result.txt"; // Create and activate TextRecognizer instance using (TextRecognizer textRecognizer = new TextRecognizer("demo", "demo")) { try { // Load document (image or PDF) textRecognizer.LoadDocument(inputDocument); // Set the location of OCR language data files textRecognizer.OCRLanguageDataFolder = @"c:\Program Files\ByteScout Text Recognition SDK\ocrdata_best\"; // Set OCR language. // "eng" for english, "deu" for German, "fra" for French, "spa" for Spanish, etc. - according to files in "ocrdata" folder // Find more language files at https://github.com/bytescout/ocrdata textRecognizer.OCRLanguage = "eng"; // Recognize text from all pages and save it to file textRecognizer.SaveText(outputDocument); // Open the result file in default associated application (for demo purposes) Process.Start(outputDocument); } catch (Exception exception) { Console.WriteLine(exception); } } Console.WriteLine(); Console.WriteLine("Press any key..."); Console.ReadKey(); } } }

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TextRecognitionExample.csproj
      
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Project ToolsVersion="4.0" DefaultTargets="Build" xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003"> <PropertyGroup> <Configuration Condition=" '$(Configuration)' == '' ">Debug</Configuration> <Platform Condition=" '$(Platform)' == '' ">AnyCPU</Platform> <ProductVersion>8.0.30703</ProductVersion> <SchemaVersion>2.0</SchemaVersion> <ProjectGuid>{A76FCB4A-8C36-4107-AC0E-26C659745F55}</ProjectGuid> <OutputType>Exe</OutputType> <AppDesignerFolder>Properties</AppDesignerFolder> <RootNamespace>TextRecognitionExample</RootNamespace> <AssemblyName>TextRecognitionExample</AssemblyName> <TargetFrameworkVersion>v4.0</TargetFrameworkVersion> <TargetFrameworkProfile>Client</TargetFrameworkProfile> <FileAlignment>512</FileAlignment> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Debug|AnyCPU'"> <DebugSymbols>true</DebugSymbols> <OutputPath>bin\Debug\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>DEBUG;TRACE</DefineConstants> <DebugType>full</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> </PropertyGroup> <PropertyGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)' == 'Release|AnyCPU'"> <OutputPath>bin\Release\</OutputPath> <DefineConstants>TRACE</DefineConstants> <Optimize>true</Optimize> <DebugType>pdbonly</DebugType> <PlatformTarget>AnyCPU</PlatformTarget> <ErrorReport>prompt</ErrorReport> <CodeAnalysisIgnoreBuiltInRuleSets>false</CodeAnalysisIgnoreBuiltInRuleSets> <CodeAnalysisIgnoreBuiltInRules>false</CodeAnalysisIgnoreBuiltInRules> </PropertyGroup> <ItemGroup> <Reference Include="ByteScout.TextRecognition"> <HintPath>C:\Program Files\ByteScout Text Recognition SDK\net4.00\ByteScout.TextRecognition.dll</HintPath> </Reference> <Reference Include="System" /> <Reference Include="System.Core" /> <Reference Include="System.Drawing" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml.Linq" /> <Reference Include="System.Data" /> <Reference Include="System.Xml" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Compile Include="Program.cs" /> <Compile Include="Properties\AssemblyInfo.cs" /> </ItemGroup> <ItemGroup> <Content Include="..\..\invoice-sample.png"> <Link>invoice-sample.png</Link> <CopyToOutputDirectory>Always</CopyToOutputDirectory> </Content> </ItemGroup> <Import Project="$(MSBuildToolsPath)\Microsoft.CSharp.targets" /> <!-- To modify your build process, add your task inside one of the targets below and uncomment it. Other similar extension points exist, see Microsoft.Common.targets. <Target Name="BeforeBuild"> </Target> <Target Name="AfterBuild"> </Target> --> </Project>

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TextRecognitionExample.sln
      
Microsoft Visual Studio Solution File, Format Version 11.00 # Visual Studio 2010 Project("{FAE04EC0-301F-11D3-BF4B-00C04F79EFBC}") = "TextRecognitionExample", "TextRecognitionExample.csproj", "{A76FCB4A-8C36-4107-AC0E-26C659745F55}" EndProject Global GlobalSection(SolutionConfigurationPlatforms) = preSolution Debug|Any CPU = Debug|Any CPU Release|Any CPU = Release|Any CPU EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(ProjectConfigurationPlatforms) = postSolution {A76FCB4A-8C36-4107-AC0E-26C659745F55}.Debug|Any CPU.ActiveCfg = Debug|Any CPU {A76FCB4A-8C36-4107-AC0E-26C659745F55}.Debug|Any CPU.Build.0 = Debug|Any CPU {A76FCB4A-8C36-4107-AC0E-26C659745F55}.Release|Any CPU.ActiveCfg = Release|Any CPU {A76FCB4A-8C36-4107-AC0E-26C659745F55}.Release|Any CPU.Build.0 = Release|Any CPU EndGlobalSection GlobalSection(SolutionProperties) = preSolution HideSolutionNode = FALSE EndGlobalSection EndGlobal

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