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UiPath Activities

The UiPath Activities Guide

Project Settings

Starting with UIAutomation v19.8, multiple properties that are common to many activities in this pack can be configured globally for your current project. This means that once configured in the Project Settings window, the changes you make are propagated to all of the activities in your project. The following properties are shared:

UI Automation Classic

The UI Automation specific project settings may impact multiple activities at once, so you can find below the list of properties and what activities are impacted by them.

Generic

Property Name

Impacted Activities

DelayBefore

Activate
Check
Click
Click Image
Click OCR Text
Click Text
Double Click
Double Click Image
Double Click OCR Text
Double Click Text
Hover
Hover Image
Hover OCR Text
Hover Text
Select Item
Select Multiple Items
Send Hotkey
Set Focus
Set Text
Set Web Attribute
Type Into
Type Secure Text

DelayAfter

Activate
Check
Click
Click Image
Click OCR Text
Click Text
Double Click
Double Click Image
Double Click OCR Text
Double Click Text
Hover
Hover Image
Hover OCR Text
Hover Text
Select Item
Select Multiple Items
Send Hotkey
Set Focus
Set Text
Set Web Attribute
Type Into
Type Secure Text

DelayBetweenKeys

Send Hotkey
Type Into
Type Secure Text

Timeout (milliseconds)

Activate
Check
Click
Click Image
Click OCR Text
Click Text
Close Application
Double Click
Double Click Image
Double Click OCR Text
Double Click Text
Element Exists
Element Scope
Extract Structured Data
Find Children
Find Element
Find Image
Find Image Matches
Find OCR Text Position
Find Relative Element
Find Text Position
Get Ancestor
Get Attribute
Get Full Text
Get OCR Text
Get Position
Get Text
Get Visible Text
Highlight
Hover
Hover Image
Hover OCR Text
Hover Text
Image Exists
Inject Js Script
OCR Text Exists
On Element Appear
On Element Vanish
On Image Appear
On Image Vanish
Select Item
Select Multiple Items
Send Hotkey
Set Focus
Set Text
Set Web Attribute
Take Screenshot
Text Exists
Tooltip
Type Into
Type Secure Text
Wait Element Vanish
Wait Image Vanish

WaitForReady

Activate
Check
Click
Click Image
Click OCR Text
Click Text
Close Application
Double Click
Double Click Image
Double Click OCR Text
Double Click Text
Element Exists
Element Scope
Extract Structured Data
Find Children
Find Element
Find Image
Find Image Matches
Find OCR Text Position
Find Relative Element
Find Text Position
Get Ancestor
Get Attribute
Get Full Text
Get OCR Text
Get Position
Get Text
Get Visible Text
Highlight
Hover
Hover Image
Hover OCR Text
Hover Text
Image Exists
Inject Js Script
OCR Text Exists
On Element Appear
On Element Vanish
On Image Appear
On Image Vanish
Select Item
Select Multiple Items
Send Hotkey
Set Focus
Set Text
Set Web Attribute
Take Screenshot
Text Exists
Tooltip
Type Into
Type Secure Text
Wait Element Vanish
Wait Image Vanish

Browser

Property Name

Impacted Activities

Browser

Attach Browser
Open Browser

Private

Open Browser

NewSession

Open Browser

Hidden

Open Browser

Tooltip

Property Name

Impacted Activities

Timer

Tooltip

Data Scraping

Property Name

Impacted Activities

DelayBetweenPagesMs

Extract Structured Data

Element Exists

Property Name

Impacted Activities

Timeout(Milliseconds)

Element Exists

Highlight

Property Name

Impacted Activities

HighlightTime

Highlight

Keyboard Events

Property Name

Impacted Activities

SendWindowMessages

Copy Selected Text
Send Hotkey
Type Into
Type Secure Text

ClickBeforeTyping

Send Hotkey
Type Into
Type Secure Text

EmptyField

Send Hotkey
Type Into
Type Secure Text

SimulateType

Type Into
Type Secure Text

Send Hotkey

Property Name

Impacted Activities

SendWindowMessages

Send Hotkey

Mouse Events

Property Name

Impacted Activities

SendWindowMessages

Click
Click Image
Click OCR Text
Click Text
Double Click
Double Click Image
Double Click OCR Text
Double Click Text
Hover
Hover Image
Hover OCR Text
Hover Text

SimulateClick

Click
Double Click

SimulateHover

Hover

Screenshot

Property Name

Impacted Activities

WaitBefore

Take Screenshot

UI Automation Modern

Generic

All UI Automation Modern activities are influenced by these properties:

  • Delay Before (Seconds)
  • Delay After (Seconds)
  • Timeout (Seconds)

Targeting Methods - Web

All activities that use the Indicate on Screen feature with Web type apps are influenced by these properties:

  • Input Mode
  • Full Selector
  • Fuzzy Selector
  • Image
  • Enable Anchors
  • Ignore selectors with IDX/tableRow/tableCol

Targeting Methods - Java

All activities that use the Indicate on Screen feature with Java type apps are influenced by these properties:

  • Full Selector
  • Fuzzy Selector
  • Image
  • Enable Anchors
  • Ignore selectors with IDX/tableRow/tableCol

Targeting Methods - SAP

All activities that use the Indicate on Screen feature with SAP are influenced by these properties:

  • Full Selector
  • Fuzzy Selector
  • Image
  • Enable Anchors
  • Ignore selectors with IDX/tableRow/tableCol

Targeting Methods - Desktop (UIA)

All activities that use the Indicate on Screen feature with Desktop apps using the UIA framework are influenced by these properties:

  • Full Selector
  • Fuzzy Selector
  • Image
  • Enable Anchors
  • Ignore selectors with IDX/tableRow/tableCol

Targeting Methods - Desktop (AA)

All activities that use the Indicate on Screen feature with Desktop apps using the AA framework are influenced by these properties:

  • Full Selector
  • Fuzzy Selector
  • Image
  • Enable Anchors
  • Ignore selectors with IDX/tableRow/tableCol

Targeting Methods - Desktop (Win32)

All activities that use the Indicate on Screen feature with Desktop apps using the Win32 framework are influenced by these properties:

  • Full Selector
  • Fuzzy Selector
  • Image
  • Enable Anchors
  • Ignore selectors with IDX/tableRow/tableCol

Verify Execution

The Verify Execution feature present in all Modern UI Automation activities are influenced by the following properties:

  • Timeout (seconds)
  • Retry

The Type Into activity is influenced by the following property:

  • Always verify typed text

Application/Browser

The Use Application/Browser activity is influenced by the following properties:

  • Close
  • Open
  • Resize window
  • User data folder mode
  • User data folder path

Keyboard Events

The Type Into activity is influenced by the following properties:

  • Click before typing
  • Delay between keys (seconds)
  • Delay between shortcuts (seconds)
  • Empty Field

Other Activities

The Check App State, Extract Table Data, Highlight, and Hover activities are influenced by the following properties:

  • Check App State - Timeout (seconds)
  • Extract Table Data - Delay between pages (seconds)
  • Highlight - Duration (seconds)
  • Hover - Duration (seconds)

Robot Logging

The following properties influence the way logging is done at runtime:

  • Log target & anchor search steps
  • Log targetting methods timings

OCR

OCR project settings are grouped more intuitively, having settings that apply to each kind of OCR engine that is being used:

Generic

The DefaultOCREngine property impacts all activities that use a default OCR engine when being dragged into the Workflow Designer.

Abbyy Cloud OCR

  • ApplicationID
  • Password
  • ServerUrl
  • Scale
  • Language

Abbyy OCR

  • CorrectOrientation
  • CorrectSkew
  • Profile
  • Scale
  • Language

Google Cloud Vision OCR

  • ApiKey
  • Scale
  • Language

Tesseract OCR

  • AllowedCharacters
  • DeniedCharacters
  • Invert
  • Profile
  • Scale
  • Language

Microsoft OCR

  • Profile
  • Scale
  • Language

Computer Vision

Starting with Computer Vision 19.8, multiple properties that are common to many activities in this pack can be configured globally for your current project. This means that once configured in the Project Settings window, the changes you make are propagated to all of the activities in your project. The following properties are shared:

Generic

  • DelayBefore
  • DelayAfter
  • TimeoutMS

CV Screen Scope

  • Server
  • ApiKey

Updated 28 days ago


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