How to obtain formula images in claim text?

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jalipert
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How to obtain formula images in claim text?

Post by jalipert » Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:41 am

In the claim text returned from OPS, chemical formulas are often referenced with img tags and a reference number.

Example EP.2236541.A1:

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<claim-text>1. A (optionally non-dendrim eric) polyester amide macromolecule represented by Formula 1. 
<img class="EMIRef" id="029338117-ib0021"/></claim-text>
How can we obtain the image associated with this? Thanks!


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Re: How to obtain formula images in claim text?

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:44 pm

Dear user,

We are sorry you cannot have access to the saved reference images.
Unfortunately we do not know when this will be possible.

Kind regards,
OPS support


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