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Selectors In Uipath






Scenario




Picture showing the 2 notepad applications with different text

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Picture showing the type into activity for writing text in the notepad

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What Are Selectors?




  1. Click on the UI element and go to the properties window.
  2. In the properties window, check the "Selector" attribute.
  3. Picture showing the selector attribute in the property window

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  4. Click on the "..." button to open the "Selector Editor".
  5. Picture showing the selector editor

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How To Identify The Notepad Uniquely?




  1. Click on the "Open in UI Explorer" link on the "Selector Editor".
  2. Picture showing the Open in UI Explorer in the selector editor

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  3. The "UI Explorer" window will open.
  4. In the "Selected Items" window, check the checkbox "text".
  5. Picture showing unchecking the text attribute in the selector editor

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  6. Save the changes and close the "UI Explorer".
  7. Save and run the bot.

Output


Picture showing the output of adding text in notepad using the selector

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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