Get Native Value

Gets the action text value from the specified control, using a WM_GETTEXT message. Please note that the target control needs to have an actual handle.



  • Identifier: indicate a new UI element, or select from the already defined list of selectors


  • Output: set an existing variable or define a new one that stores the captured value


  • Display Name: action display name in your implementation project.

  • Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.

  • Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.

  • Abort on Error: True/False

  • Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.

Use cases

Potential use cases

  • Get the text associated with the answer to a request

  • Get the text of an error/warning message

  • Get a master data property

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