Detect Language Action In Microsoft Text Analysis Cognitive Service With Desktop Flow Using Microsoft Power Automate

Microsoft Power Automate, is a software by Microsoft for automation of recurring tasks. It is part of the Microsoft Power Platform line of products together with products such as Power Apps and Power BI. More Details here.

Microsoft cognitive services enable users to accelerate decision-making using artificial intelligence without requiring machine learning expertise.

Desktop flows are the existing robotic process automation (RPA) capabilities in Power Automate and enable to automate all repetitive desktop processes. Its also provide a wide variety of Microsoft cognitive actions that allow you to integrate this functionality into your flows. Text analysis, computer vision, and spell checking are all tasks that Microsoft cognitive actions can perform. More Details here.

 The Microsoft cognitive Text Analysis - Language detection action is one of the features offered by Azure Cognitive Service for Language, a collection of machine learning and AI algorithms in the cloud for developing intelligent applications that involve written language.

Reading this article, you can learn how to extract text with Microsoft cognitive Text Analysis - Language detection action in Desktop flow using Microsoft Power Automate.

The following important tools are required for developing Microsoft Power Automate,

  1. Windows 10/11 (Recommended)
  2. Power Automate Desktop - Download the Power Automate installer
  3. Microsoft Azure account -

Now we can discuss step by step App development.

Step 1

Open Microsoft Power Automate -> New Flow

Next, Give the Flow name as PADDetectLang, Click the Create button,

After that, we are able to see the Desktop flow,

Step 2

For Testing Microsoft cognitive Text Analysis - Language detection action,

First, Get the Azure cognitive service Subscription details - Refer the link for creating a Coginitive service in Microsoft Azure.

Next, Getting the Input Number, Add the Input Variable

Set the Variable Name property as InputTextLanuage, Data Type as Text and External Name as InputText and click Save,

Next, Add the Language detection action, Set the Server location Parameter as West US 2, Subscription key Parameter as ************** and Text Parameter as InputTextLanuage variable, Variable Produced Parameter as %JSONResponse% and Click Save Button

For Displaying Result, Add the Display message action and Set the Message box Title Parameter as Display Detected Language, Message to display Parameter as %JSONResponse% Click Save Button

Now, Save the PADDetectLang Desktop Flow,

Step 3

Now we can run your PADDetectLang Desktop Flow in Microsoft Power Automate,

The output of the PADDetectLang is,


Now you have successfully tested Microsoft cognitive Text Analysis - Language detection action in Desktop flow - PADDetectLang in Microsoft Power Automate

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