Get Value

This activity 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.

Properties

Input

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

Output

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

Misc

  • 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

Example

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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