• Automatically OCR PDF Documents added to a SharePoint Library

    The Encodian connector provides an OCR action named ‘OCR a PDF Document‘ which checks a PDF document for the presence of a text layer and if one isn’t present it will perform OCR and add the text layer to the PDF document before returning the newly OCR’d PDF document. The ‘OCR a PDF Document’ action […]

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  • Encodian API Key

    Get an Encodian API Key for Microsoft Power Automate

    If you need an Encodian API Key to utilise the Encodian Power Automate Connector for Microsoft Power Automate, simply complete the online form here: https://www.encodian.com/apikey. Once you have completed the form you’ll be instantly allocated an API key, see a redacted example below: You will also receive an email containing the API Key and credentials […]

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  • Build a proposal document dynamically using SharePoint and Flow

    Build a proposal document dynamically using SharePoint and Power Automate

    We’ve been working with a few customers recently, helping them to create solutions which dynamically build documents based on user defined selections within an application. Scenario This blog post is focused on this following simple scenario: A SharePoint list is used to capture product proposal requests, and upon posting a request a proposal document should […]

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  • Zonally extract data from documents with Microsoft Flow

    Zonally extract data from documents with Power Automate

    Many of us over time will have worked on projects/solutions where there is a requirement to extract data from documents and do something with that data. A common scenario could be processing a scanned document or processing documents sent from an external source, commonplace in ‘Invoice Processing’ scenarios. This step by step guide details how […]

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  • Fix the “InvalidTemplate. Unable to process template language expressions in action” error in Power Automate

    We receive more support calls than we’d like where the following error is generated running a Flow instance: InvalidTemplate. Unable to process template language expressions in action Some example errors are detailed below: InvalidTemplate. Unable to process template language expressions in action 'Convert_HTML_to_PDF' inputs at line '1' and column '2622': 'The template language expression 'json(decodeBase64(triggerOutputs().headers['X-MS-APIM-Tokens']))['$connections']['shared_encodiandocumentmanager']['connectionId']' […]

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  • Reduce the size of images generated by PowerApps with Flow

    Reduce the size of images generated by PowerApps with Power Automate

    Many of our customers are utilizing the ‘Camera Control’ within PowerApps to capture images. These images are typically very large which can create several challenges when storing and using those images downstream. This blog post shows how images captured with the PowerApps ‘Camera Control’ can be easily compressed and/or resized using Encodian’s ‘Compress an Image’ […]

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