Suggestions for improving Parseur.

38 votes

Add support for multi user accounts

Features included under this: - Get multiple users under a single billing account - Share access to mailboxes across users - Assign roles to users (admin, ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (01 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 09 Feb Comments: 8
In progress
20 votes

Allow Parseur to directly connect to your Gmail/Outloook/etc mailbox

No more email forwarding!
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (24 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 09 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration
17 votes
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Parse attachments only in a mailbox

At the moment you can setup a mailbox to: - parse emails - parse emails and attachments Add an option to parse attachments only
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 17 Jan Comments: 2
Done
17 votes
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Parse PDF using OCR (Optical character recognition)

At the moment, Parseur converts PDFs into text documents, which can sometimes be more complex to parse than it could be. Also, it doesn't support scanned PDFs or ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 20 Jun, '22 Comments: 2
Done
11 votes
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Only process certain pages

One feature that would help me actually is to say that only the first page (or any page X) should be processed…. I have some PDFs that are 20 pages long, where I ...
Suggested by: K (29 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 21 Feb Comments: 5
Done
11 votes
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Auto retry failed webhooks

Allow to optionally retry to send a webhook when it fails with an exponentially back off period. Retry should happen on time outs and HTTP 5xx errors. TBD if it ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (20 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 30 Sep, '21 Comments: 2
Done
10 votes

Make Date and Decimal format part of templates and mailbox' settings

At the moment, date and decimal number format are part of the account settings. Make them optionally configurable at the template level, defaulting on mailbox ...
Suggested by: Moderator (18 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 05 Feb Comments: 2
Under consideration
9 votes

Add an Export Failed webhook trigger

Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (20 May, '20) Upvoted: 01 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
8 votes

Handle checkboxes

Extract checkboxes as a new field format that is configurable, in order to show any custom value for checked and unchecked states of the boxes (0/1 or on/off or ...
Suggested by: Moderator (23 Jan, '23) Upvoted: 07 Dec, '23 Comments: 3
Under consideration
8 votes

Allow advanced Excel/CSV Parsing

Right now, Parseur automatically extracts text from spreadsheets (CSV, Excel etc) without any configuration. Allow some options for advanced spreadsheet parsing ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (21 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 10 Aug, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration
7 votes

Add support for parsing dates other than English (German, French, Spanish)

Dates and times written in Spanish and German cannot yet be converted to a standard Date, Time or DateTime format.
Suggested by: Luis Marroquin (04 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 26 Nov, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
7 votes

Add Table in Table support

Supporting table in tables could add support for the following scenarios: - Multi Keyword Google Alerts - Multi supplier Amazon order
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (24 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 02 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration
6 votes
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Add Multifactor Authentication to protect account

Password based protection is not enough. Multi-factor authentication is strongly suggested.
Suggested by: Joseph Azzopardi (25 May, '21) Upvoted: 18 Dec, '23 Comments: 3
Done
6 votes

Have the ability to blacklist sender emails

Suggested by: Julien (17 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 24 Jun, '23 Comments: 2
Under consideration
6 votes
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Add OriginalDocument Extra Field to link to original file

Similar to the Attachments extra field but at document level, instead of parent level
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (25 May, '20) Upvoted: 24 Jun, '20 Comments: 0
Done
5 votes
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Allow optional fields

At the moment, Parseur requires all fields to be present in order to match it with a template. Add a way to set some fields optional.
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 07 Jun, '22 Comments: 4
Done
5 votes

Handle non-rectangular tables

Some tables' rows are spread out over several lines, like this: AAA BBB CCC D EEEEE FFFF AA BBBB CCC DD EEEEEE FF
Suggested by: Moderator (23 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 26 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration
5 votes

Allow to manually edit parsed results

Sometimes you can get incorrectly parsed results that are due to unique circonstances and not worth creating a template for. In those situations, it may be worth ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (19 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 09 Dec, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration
5 votes

List of fields with multiple label

Repetitive blocks are not always extractible as table. It could be useful to extract all (or a subset of all) occurrences of a given label in a document, and get back ...
Suggested by: Moderator (27 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 26 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
5 votes

Parse image from PDF

Create a new field format of type "image". When parsing a PDF, the area inside the selected rectangle area will be saved as an image data format (png or jpg)
Suggested by: Jeff (15 Nov, '22) Upvoted: 06 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration
5 votes

Create folders or tags in order to filter templates

Sur la page listant les templates, il serait intéressant d'un système permettant de classer les templates (soit des sous-dossiers, soit des tags)
Suggested by: Nicolas (09 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 24 Jun, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
5 votes

Auto bump to the next plan when maximum quota is reached

Suggested by: Thibault (21 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 23 Mar, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration
4 votes
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Send Files (binary) to Parseur via API/Zapier/Flow

Right now, files like PDFs and Word documents can only be sent as email attachment. Provide an API endpoint and update Zapier/MS Flow to accept binary file documents
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 23 Aug, '22 Comments: 2
Done
4 votes

Suggest expected data to the AI parsing

The AI is parsing every field it recognised and it is great. Yet, our endpoint usually expects some mandatory fields and sometimes specific inputs. It will be great ...
Suggested by: Geoffroy from MotorK (07 Nov, '23) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 1
Under consideration
4 votes
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Immediately return an UploadID when uploading a document

A unique identifier (UploadID) is returned upon upload, and is also present in the result, in order to link a file upload with a document. The document could also be ...
Suggested by: M. R. (09 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 29 Nov, '23 Comments: 1
Done
4 votes
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Incorporate an AI engine for text documents

In order to simplify template creation (or to get rid of templates completely), Parseur could use an AI-approach to query data using English or another natural language.
Suggested by: Moderator (08 May, '23) Upvoted: 01 Jul, '23 Comments: 1
Done
4 votes

Reprocess all filtered button

Until now you can only reprocess all or reprocess all unprocessed, for me it would be very important to reprocess all filtered so that I do not have to go through ...
Suggested by: Timo (05 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 11 Dec, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration
4 votes
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Allow to capture data via Regular Expression

Parseur is built to be easy to use. Regular Expressions are as far as one can be from being easy to use! However, some power users have expressed the need to use ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 29 Sep, '20 Comments: 1
Done
4 votes

Add image formats to supported document formats

Allow to extract data from pictures such as jpeg, png, tiff etc.
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (05 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 25 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration
4 votes

Normalize Currency and Prices

When creating the new field format, a currency field should be added. At present, a currency field has to be selected as single line text and Google sheets then has ...
Suggested by: Phil Mustoe (01 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 03 Nov, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
4 votes

Allow to capture data via CSS Selectors

Some emails have semi structured data hidden in their content that could be easily parsed by CSS Selectors. Add a CSS Selector type of field that would work on top ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 09 Feb, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration
4 votes

Normalize Phone format

Add Phone format that would normalize a phone field into a standard format (automatically or according to country settings)
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 03 Nov, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes
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Add data post processing features

Features could ultimately include: - Dynamic field creation based on other fields - Field merge / split - Conditional business logic (if / then / else, switch / ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (25 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 13 Oct, '20 Comments: 2
Done
3 votes

Allow optional fields in email / text templates

Optional fields are now available for PDF/OCR templates. This feedback relates to making optional fields available to emails and other text based documents.
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (05 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 25 Jun, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration
3 votes

Set an "email notification" address other than Parseur account email address

Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (20 May, '20) Upvoted: 16 Feb Comments: 1
Under consideration
3 votes
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Add more filter options

I have thousands of documents and need to be able to filter for documents that contain text and that DO NOT contain specific text. Looking for something like: ...
Suggested by: Annie Brown (31 Jan, '20) Upvoted: 25 Jun, '23 Comments: 1
Not planned
3 votes

Duplicate email check

Add a feature in the filter that can scan all received emails to see if their subject is unique. If not, list for actioning. Perhaps even add a duplicate ...
Suggested by: Phil Mustoe (01 Oct, '19) Upvoted: 25 Jun, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration
3 votes
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Upload emails and documents directly from the app

At the moment documents can be sent to Parseur via email, API and Zapier. Allow an option to upload documents from the app
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 05 Oct, '20 Comments: 1
Done
3 votes

Automatically align table when shifting around from one page to the next

Suggested by: M. R. (29 May, '23) Upvoted: 18 Sep, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Webhook HTTP body JSON payload customization

Allow customize JSON body payload in Webhook using an template language based on Handlebars.js or other identical "templating" library.
Suggested by: Pedro Ribeiro (30 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 23 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Reorder columns from exported data

When the parsed data is output and put in excel format, I would like the ability to control the order of the resulting columns
Suggested by: Scott (09 Dec, '22) Upvoted: 25 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Add sync file upload and processing

I would like to see a feature where I would send a request with a file, and get back parsed data immediately.
Suggested by: Test Coding (25 Jan, '22) Upvoted: 14 Nov, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Dark Theme

I would love a Dark Theme to switch too = better contrast for older eyes
Suggested by: RST (08 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 30 Jul, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Automatically renew current plan when reaching quota

As a real life example, we reached our quota mid-month. I would like to buy 3000 more documents but I cannot repurchase as the current plan is not "selectible". ...
Suggested by: Marc Krichman (22 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 06 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Download linked documents that require authentication (log in)

The "Linked document" field format allow you to download a document at the given URL contained by the field in question. Only public documents can be downloaded this ...
Suggested by: Sylvain Josserand (13 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 25 Jun, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

parse icalendar files(.ics)

Suggested by: Austin Muvavi (03 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 25 Jun, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Add option to enable/disable auto-parsing om Excel/csv files

It would be nice to be able to turn of the auto-parsing of excel/csv files so that we can see if a parse fails. We could potentially be parsing hundreds if not ...
Suggested by: Mansour Ghaoui (30 Jun, '20) Upvoted: 24 Jul, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Add decode HTML option to fields

Some users get some fields as part of URLs and would need to be able to decode it (e.g. replace %20 by space characters)
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (09 Sep, '19) Upvoted: 15 Oct, '19 Comments: 0
Under consideration
3 votes

Have Chrome extension send the content of the current page

At the moment Parseur Chrome Extension, sends a link to the current page. Parseur downloads that link and parses the content. This can be a problem if the page the ...
Suggested by: Sylvestre Dupont (23 Jul, '19) Upvoted: 25 Jun, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration
2 votes

Add native Google Drive integration

Automate the process of handling files on cloud drives like Google Drive. Whenever a new file is added to Google Drive, Parseur can extract data from the file.
Suggested by: Kewe (19 Feb) Upvoted: 20 Feb Comments: 3
Under consideration