Convert to Readable/Searchable Text

I see that we have an activity that converts to image under Document Processing; however, I feel we very strongly need an activity that converts to readable/searchable text even more than that. It should be a full activity with the following parameters:

  • The user should be able to enter the location of the main folder.
  • The user should be able to click a box that informs the workflow to include subfolders.
  • The user should be able to uncheck specific file extensions, such as any Excel document (or others).
  • The user should be able to bypass any password-protected documents if they exist and the user does not have the required passwords.

I believe this is all I can think of. I am currently working on a project for another team to help them on a COVID related tax credit for their clients. So many state agencies have their PDFs saved as images. Using Adobe Acrobat has been ok, but it requires either the user or a bot to click through pop-up windows. I’m unfortunately receiving latency issues between each ElectroNeek activity, so I think something like this would really work well for so many current and future clients. Thank you so much!

Hi @BrandonTerry

Undoubtedly, this is a great idea, and it’s something we can look at. Thank you so much, Brandon, for taking the time to send this! We appreciate you recommending this.