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Whether a language is supported for OCR.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WindowsOCR 13.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on Windows ❌ No
MBS( "WindowsOCR.IsLanguageSupported"; LanguageTag )   More


Parameter Description Example
LanguageTag The language specification.
Can be language tag, display name or localized name of the language.


Returns 0, 1 or error.


Whether a language is supported for OCR.
Returns 1 if a specified language can be resolved to any of the available OCR languages.


Try it:

If [ MBS( "WindowsOCR.IsLanguageSupported"; "de-DE" ) = 1 ]
    Show Custom Dialog [ "We can recognize German text." ]
    Show Custom Dialog [ "We can't recognize German text." ]
End If

This function is free to use.

Created 22nd January 2023, last changed 7th May 2023

WindowsOCR.CurrentInputMethodLanguageTag - WindowsOCR.List