.text() returns blank when no monitor connected

Asked by Seyed Mohammad Hossein Amirkhalili on 2019-02-09

I have a PC that does not have a monitor and I connect to it and use it via remote controlling applications such as team viewer. When I am running a simple script like:
r = (a region on screen)
a = r.text()

it returns blank.

I have tried the very same code on the very same situation on my laptop and it works perfectly fine and returns the text. So my question is is not having a monitor affecting .text() and OCR behavior? if yes, is there any workaround for this?

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This is the error I get

[error] script [ Untitled ] stopped with error at line --unknown--
[error] Error caused by: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Users\ADMINI~1\AppData\Local\Temp\2\Sikulix_1223329205\sikuli-5132171255533210720.py", line 2, in <module> b = a.text() File "C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Sikulix\Lib\sikuli\Region.py", line 53, in text return JRegion.text(self).encode("utf8")
at com.sun.jna.Native.open(Native Method)
at com.sun.jna.NativeLibrary.loadLibrary(NativeLibrary.java:288)
at com.sun.jna.NativeLibrary.getInstance(NativeLibrary.java:427)
at com.sun.jna.Native.register(Native.java:1647)
at com.sun.jna.Native.register(Native.java:1360)
at net.sourceforge.tess4j.TessAPI1.<clinit>(TessAPI1.java:41)
at org.sikuli.script.TextRecognizer.start(TextRecognizer.java:92)
at org.sikuli.script.TextRecognizer.doOCR(TextRecognizer.java:243)
at org.sikuli.script.TextRecognizer.doOCR(TextRecognizer.java:238)
at org.sikuli.script.Region.text(Region.java:4866)
at org.python.p

roxies.sikuli.Region$Region$5.super__text(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: The specified module could not be found.

This happening on a remote server computer without physical monitor connected to it. I connect it via Windows remote desktop connection client

So the first time I run the code I got that error and then second time its just blank no report no log no error. as if code does nothing!

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