Get Image

This activity retrieves an image snapshot (Bitmap object) from the current environment relative to a defined anchor.

Properties

Input

  • Anchor Image: the target anchor image.

Output

  • Output: the variable used to store the result.

Anchor Detection

  • Anchor Threshold: the default anchor detection threshold.

It needs to be a decimal value ranged between 0.01 and 1. Lower means that the anchor visual matching will be less strict.

  • X Offset: the X-axis (horizontal) offset in pixels, relative to the anchor.

  • Y Offset: the Y-axis (vertical) offset in pixels, relative to the anchor.

  • Capture Width: the width of the capture rectangle, in pixels.

  • Height: the height of the capture rectangle, in pixels.

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

  • Capture the logo of the supplier from an invoice

  • Capture an error message box

Examples of Using Get Image

Example

In this automation project, the robot will open an invoice, capture the supplier's logo and save it as a file.

Watch the robot in action:

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

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