Get Value

This action gets the text value associated with a control (checked / unchecked / name / text / property etc).

Get Value runs in the background, so it doesn't set focus on the selected control.



Identifier: indicate a new UI element, or select from the already defined list of selectors. TAP into our unique UI Browser).


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 Case

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

Examples of Using Get Value


In this example, the robot will capture the temperature in Bucharest and display it in the console.

Watch the robot in action:

You can see how the Get Value activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:

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