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    Get Text Representation

    Get Text Representation

    A text representation provides an easy and way to extract plain text from a document.

    Text is generated for all document file types including plain text and code files supported by Box. This does not include image files as these do not have a text layer.

    Text representations are generated upon upload of the file just like PDFs and thumbnails. They are not generated for files larger than 500 megabytes.

    The process

    To get a text representation follow the following steps