DecodedImage decodeURL ( String url )


Converts the image at the given URL to a DecodedImage that will handle it. Temporarily saves the file in the screen-scraper root folder, but deletes it once it has been decoded. By default, this will use the scraping session's HttpClient to request the URL.


  • url The url to the image

Return Value

A DecodedImage used to get the text, errors, and possibly report a result as bad.

Change Log

Version Description
5.5.29a Available in all editions.


DecodedImage image = decoder.decodeURL(dataRecord.get("IMAGE_URL"));