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#55628 - 01/19/18 01:14 PM Reading White Text To Determine Action To Take
rjewer Offline
OL Newbie

Registered: 09/29/17
Posts: 9
Loc: Gardner, MA USA
Hello. Our customer would like to send us PDF files that contain white text on page 1 to drive the workflow. I would like to have PP7 Suite read the white text and capture it in a variable so I can then use that info further upstream in the process. Could someone give me a pointer on how to accomplish getting the value of the white text into a variable? Thank you!

#55629 - 01/19/18 01:23 PM Re: Reading White Text To Determine Action To Take [Re: rjewer]
Jean-Cédric Online   content
OL Expert

Registered: 10/03/16
Posts: 500
Loc: Québec, Canada
You would not need PlanetPress Desing tool to extract that value. You can do it by the Workflow data selector and assign it to a Worklfow variable.

Basically, add a "Set Job Infos and Variables" plugin. In the "value" field, right-click and select "Get data selection".

Then get your PDF and select the region where the white text is and voila!.