Click Point

This activity is used to perform a mouse click on a specific point in (x,y) coordinates.

Click Point can be used by the robot to click on different UI elements while accessing the application on the virtual machine. If the robot has direct access to the application controls, we recommend Click Control.

Properties

Input

  • X Coordinate: X-axis point

  • Y Coordinate: Y-axis point

  • Indicate Point: select the point to click and the x and y coordinates are generated automatically

  • Click Type:

    • Left Click

    • Double Click

    • Right Click

    • Button Down

    • Button Up

  • Control Keys - Enable / Disable the use of the below control keys associated with click action:

    • None

    • Control

    • Shift

    • Control + Shift

    • Alt

    • Control + Alt

    • Shift + Alt

    • Control + Shift + Alt

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

  • Click sign in / log in to access an application / website after input credentials

  • Click outside a pop-up window to close it

  • Navigate on a menu by clicking on the wanted option

  • Right-click to enable a list of options

Examples of Using Click Point

Example

In this example, the robot will make a left-click on the dashboard page of Wave, cloud-based free accounting software for SMEs.

Prerequisites:

Create a free account on https://my.waveapps.com/register/

Navigate to the dashboard of your Wave account.

Watch the robot in action:

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

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