FlexibleDescription Object (IFlexibleDescription Interface)

This object corresponds to a flexible description. Flexible description is a formalized description of the document structure, designed to help detect fields. It is created with ABBYY FlexiLayout Studio and saved in a *.afl file. Flexible descriptions are usually created for bills, payment orders, and similar documents, when it is impossible to create a Document Definition with fixed field locations. This is because their location, size and number may not be identical, therefore a fixed Document Definition cannot be applied to all documents. In such documents, the program searches fields after pre-recognition of the entire page and creates a flexible description based on keywords and relative locations of fields.


Name Type Description
Comment String, read-only Stores the flexible description comment.
Name String, read-only Stores the name of the flexible description.

Related objects

Output parameter

This object is the output parameter of the LoadFlexibleDescription and LoadFlexibleDescriptionFromStream methods of the SectionDefinition object.

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Working with Properties

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