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Reading data, in the form of text and numbers, in virtual desktop automation is enabled by text recognition, or OCR.
This tutorial covers how to work with text and numbers on the screen. It's known as OCR - or optical character recognition - but its also referred to as just text recognition.
LEAPWORK ships with a set of building blocks that covers text and numbers when automating virtual desktops.
The example above shows how to search for text and also read text from a given area in an application. We also show how we can use filters and formats to limit the results of reading and finding text, to specific parts of a larger text.