AWS SDK Version 3 for .NET
API Reference

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Inspects text for entities, and returns information about them. For more information, about entities, see how-entities.


For .NET Core and PCL this operation is only available in asynchronous form. Please refer to DetectEntitiesAsync.

Namespace: Amazon.Comprehend
Assembly: AWSSDK.Comprehend.dll
Version: 3.x.y.z


public abstract DetectEntitiesResponse DetectEntities(
         DetectEntitiesRequest request
Type: Amazon.Comprehend.Model.DetectEntitiesRequest

Container for the necessary parameters to execute the DetectEntities service method.

Return Value
The response from the DetectEntities service method, as returned by Comprehend.


InternalServerException An internal server error occurred. Retry your request.
InvalidRequestException The request is invalid.
TextSizeLimitExceededException The size of the input text exceeds the limit. Use a smaller document.
UnsupportedLanguageException Amazon Comprehend can't process the language of the input text. For all APIs except DetectDominantLanguage, Amazon Comprehend accepts only English or Spanish text. For the DetectDominantLanguage API, Amazon Comprehend detects 100 languages. For a list of languages, see how-languages

Version Information

.NET Framework:
Supported in: 4.5, 4.0, 3.5

Portable Class Library:
Supported in: Windows Store Apps
Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
Supported in: Xamarin Android
Supported in: Xamarin iOS (Unified)
Supported in: Xamarin.Forms

See Also