This guide will walk you through the fundamental processes of extracting data from your documents using the platform. This is a great resource to help you once you’ve signed up for a Mindee account.
To create your API key, follow the steps at Create & Manage API Keys.
Sample code in several languages and command line tools are provided by Mindee, and they are ready to use by simply copying and pasting them into your coding environments, applications, or command line tools. To make use of this:
- On the left side of the screen, click on Documentation.
- Under the API Reference tab, you'll find the Sample code section in a number of popular languages or command line tool. Select according to your desired needs.
- Select the API key you wish to use.
- Copy and paste the code below into your applications, coding environments or command line interface. You're ready to go!
This is your home for no code testing. It is a graphical user interface that allows you to view the file you've uploaded as well as see all of the extracted information including the raw API JSON response in one location. To make use of this feature, on the left side menu, Click on Live Interface. There are two approaches to use the Live Interface feature:
- Uploading a New document, or
- Making use of the Use my camera feature
With the New document feature located at the bottom of the live Interface, you can upload the documents that you want to the Live Interface and this will appear below. To do this, click on the New document button and select on the image document you want. You can only upload one document at a time. However, to make uploads faster, you can drag and drop an image document in the image frame.
With the Use my camera feature located at the bottom of the live Interface, you can take pictures of your documents. You'll need to allow your browser or web cam to use your camera, otherwise, you won't be able to take a picture of your document.
You can click on each of the files below to view the extracted fields for each document you have uploaded. Once your document is shown on the live interface, it automatically extracts fields from the document and highlights them. There are two different formats in which the results are shown:
- Expected fields
- API response fields
You can examine the extracted fields using the Expected fields column. This is a subset of what the API will return.
The API response gives a raw JSON of the extracted fields. It is the same response you will get from using the API in your application. There is more detailed information about the extracted data here than in the expected fields. You can easily download it with the arrow button at the top
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