Text

public class Text extends Object

A hierarchical representation of texts.

A Text contains a list of Text.TextBlock, and a Text.TextBlock contains a list of Text.Line which is composed of a list of Text.Element.

Nested Class Summary

class Text.Element Roughly equivalent to a space-separated "word" in most Latin languages, or a character in others. 
class Text.Line Represents a line of text. 
class Text.TextBlock A block of text (think of it as a paragraph) as deemed by the OCR engine. 

Public Method Summary

String
getText()
Retrieves all the recognized text in the image.
List<Text.TextBlock>
getTextBlocks()
Gets an unmodifiable list of Text.TextBlock, which is a block of text and can be further decomposed to a list of Text.Line.

Inherited Method Summary

Public Methods

public String getText ()

Retrieves all the recognized text in the image. It concatenates text strings from underlying Text.TextBlocks separated by '\n'.

Returns an empty string if nothing is found.

public List<Text.TextBlock> getTextBlocks ()

Gets an unmodifiable list of Text.TextBlock, which is a block of text and can be further decomposed to a list of Text.Line.

The recognized text is in reading order for the language. For Latin, this is top to bottom within a Text.TextBlock, and left-to-right within a Text.Line.

Returns an empty list if nothing is found.