How to grab the text from an image using OCR
This app shows how you can use the OCRTEXT formula to extract all of the text from an image. Try adding a photo to see it in action.
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How we built this app
We have two columns: Photo and Text. The Text column has an initial value formula of OCRTEXT([Photo]). This means that when you add a photo, the text will be extracted and saved in the Text field.
This is a preview of the data sets used in the app.
This is a high-level model of both the data entities and the UI elements in the app.