This activity can be used to pause the execution, waiting for the specified control object to appear on the screen.
Identifier: indicate a new UI element, or select from the already defined list of selectors.
Timeout: total number of milliseconds the robot will search for the specified control object to appear before aborting the action
Retry Interval: the number of milliseconds robot will retry finding the specified control object.
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.
Wait for the google search bar to appear before trying to type in it.
Wait on a company's webpage for tab/button "contact" to appear before typing in a message.
Wait in an accounting software app for the button new invoice to appear before executing a click on it.
In this example, the robot will access the web page of Zendesk , look for the "Get Started" button and if it founds it, would display a confirmation message using the Message Box activity.
Microsoft Edge installed.
Watch the robot in action:
You can see how the Wait for Control activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities.
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