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Select List Item
This activity allows you to select an item from a combo box / drop-down list or a list box.
Select Item 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.
    Interaction Method:
      Input_Symulation: Will simulate mouse/keyboard actions for interaction with various controls
      Low_Level: Will trigger/act on controls using low-level API calls, such as SendMessage API
    Select: The expression value which is used to search for the desired item in the above-defined list. Strings need to be enveloped by quotes.

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

    Select the operation type of a transaction to be registered from a drop-down
    Select the master data type of an item to be created from a drop-down
    Select the category of an element to be searched from a drop-down

Examples of Using Select List Item

Example
In this example, the robot will select the new document default language in Notepad++ from the current one to C#.
Prerequisites:
Install Notepad++
Navigate to Notepad++ > Settings > Preferences > New Document
Watch the robot in action:
You can see how the Select List Item activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:
Select List Item.zip
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Select List Item sample project
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