Cropper API Node.js

Note: CropperV1 is the stand-alone API for the parameter of the same name.

The Node.js OCR SDK supports the Cropper API.

Using the sample below, we are going to illustrate how to extract the data that we want using the OCR SDK.
Cropper sample

Quick-Start

const mindee = require("mindee");
// for TS or modules:
// import * as mindee from "mindee";

// Init a new client
const mindeeClient = new mindee.Client({ apiKey: "my-api-key" });

// Load a file from disk
const inputSource = mindeeClient.docFromPath("/path/to/the/file.ext");

// Parse the file
const apiResponse = mindeeClient.parse(
  mindee.product.CropperV1,
  inputSource
);

// Handle the response Promise
apiResponse.then((resp) => {
  // print a string summary
  console.log(resp.document.toString());
});

Output (RST):

########
Document
########
:Mindee ID: 149ce775-8302-4798-8649-7eda9fb84a1a
:Filename: default_sample.jpg

Inference
#########
:Product: mindee/cropper v1.0
:Rotation applied: No

Prediction
==========

Page Predictions
================

Page 0
------
:Document Cropper: Polygon with 26 points.
                   Polygon with 25 points.

Field Types

Standard Fields

These fields are generic and used in several products.

Basic Field

Each prediction object contains a set of fields that inherit from the generic Field class.
A typical Field object will have the following attributes:

  • value (number | string): corresponds to the field value. Can be undefined if no value was extracted.
  • confidence (number): the confidence score of the field prediction.
  • boundingBox ([Point, Point, Point, Point]): contains exactly 4 relative vertices (points) coordinates of a right rectangle containing the field in the document.
  • polygon (Point[]): contains the relative vertices coordinates (Point) of a polygon containing the field in the image.
  • pageId (number): the ID of the page, is undefined when at document-level.
  • reconstructed (boolean): indicates whether an object was reconstructed (not extracted as the API gave it).

Note: A Point simply refers to an array of two numbers ([number, number]).

Aside from the previous attributes, all basic fields have access to a toString() method that can be used to print their value as a string.

Position Field

The position field PositionField does not implement all the basic Field attributes, only boundingBox, polygon and pageId. On top of these, it has access to:

  • rectangle ([Point, Point, Point, Point]): a Polygon with four points that may be oriented (even beyond canvas).
  • quadrangle ([Point, Point, Point, Point]): a free polygon made up of four points.

Page-Level Fields

Some fields are constrained to the page level, and so will not be retrievable to through the document.

Attributes

The following fields are extracted for Cropper V1:

Document Cropper

πŸ“„cropping (PositionField[]): List of documents found in the image.

for (const page of result.document.inference.pages) {
  for (const croppingElem of page.prediction.cropping) {
    console.log(croppingElem.polygon);
    console.log(croppingElem.quadrangle);
    console.log(croppingElem.rectangle);
    console.log(croppingElem.boundingBox);
  }
}

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