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# ByteScout Text Recognition SDK – PowerShell – Recognize Text From Document

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## How to recognize text from document in PowerShell and ByteScout Text Recognition SDK

### This code in PowerShell shows how to recognize text from document with this how to tutorial

Every ByteScout tool contains example PowerShell source codes that you can find here or in the folder with installed ByteScout product. ByteScout Text Recognition SDK can recognize text from document. It can be used from PowerShell. ByteScout Text Recognition SDK is the SDK designed to help developers in quick implementation of high quality OCR text recognition from scanned images and pdf.

This rich sample source code in PowerShell for ByteScout Text Recognition SDK includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to recognize text from document. This PowerShell sample code is all you need for your app. Just copy and paste the code, add references (if needs to) and you are all set! You can use these PowerShell sample examples in one or many applications.

Our website provides trial version of ByteScout Text Recognition SDK for free. It also includes documentation and source code samples.

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##### GeneralExample.ps1
```      # Add reference to ByteScout.TextRecognition.dll assembly
Add-Type -Path "c:\Program Files\ByteScout Text Recognition SDK\net40\ByteScout.TextRecognition.dll"

\$InputDocument = "..\..\invoice-sample.png"
\$OutputDocument = ".\result.txt"

# Create and activate TextRecognizer instance
\$textRecognizer = New-Object ByteScout.TextRecognition.TextRecognizer
\$textRecognizer.RegistrationName = "demo"
\$textRecognizer.RegistrationKey = "demo"

try {
# Load document (image or PDF)

# 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)
& \$OutputDocument
}
catch {
# Display exception
Write-Host \$_.Exception.Message
}

\$textRecognizer.Dispose()

```

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##### run.bat
```      @echo off

powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\GeneralExample.ps1"
echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel%

pause
```

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