Get text from a poorly scanned PDF


Hello, I need to extract number from a pdf, the number are bellow a scan code, so I can’t select them to copy, as it’s also select the scan code and result in :


As it’s a scanned documents, I don’t feel like OCR could be a solution as it’s will have difficulty to read the number.

Is there any solutions to a problem like that?

Hey, there is 2 solution.
The first one is to use the bar code activity that is working kinda well to decode a scan code.
The other way is to use ZBar (in python), juste code something to decode and detect your scan code with this library and use the Invoke Python Method to connect it with UiPath. Its powerfull and it might work better than the bar code activity that is simplest.
Good luck :slight_smile:

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