StringsCollection Object (IStringsCollection Interface)

This object represents a collection of strings. It serves as a storage to pass various sets of parameters into those FineReader Engine functions that require them. It may also be return value of FineReader Engine methods.


  • The indexing of ABBYY FineReader Engine collections starts with 0.
  • The foreach statement in C# (for each in Visual Basic .NET) can be used to manipulate the collection.


Name Type Description
Application Engine, read-only Returns the Engine object.
Count int, read-only Stores the number of elements in the collection.
Element BSTR Provides access to a single element of the collection.


Name Description
Add Adds the specified string at the end of the collection.
CopyFrom Initializes properties of the current object with values of similar properties of another object.
DeleteAll Removes all elements from the collection.
DeleteAt Removes an element from the collection.
InsertAt Inserts the specified string into the specified position in the collection.
Item Provides access to a single element of the collection.

Output parameter

This object is the output parameter of the following methods and properties:

Input parameter

This object is passed as an input parameter to the following methods:


The object is used in the following code samples: CommandLineInterface, and demo tools: Classification.

See also

Working with Collections

Working with Properties

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