UiPath Activities

Key Press Trigger

UiPath.Core.Activities.KeyPressTrigger

Monitors keyboard events on a specified UI element. Can only be used inside a Monitor Events activity.

Properties

Input

  • Key - The key that is monitored. Special keys are supported and you can select them from the activity drop-down list. This field supports only strings and String variables.
  • Selector - Text property used to find a particular UI element when the activity is executed. It is actually a XML fragment specifying attributes of the GUI element you are looking for and of some of its parents.
  • EventType - Specifies whether the event notification is synchronous or asynchronous, by choosing the option from a drop-down list. By default, asynchronous is selected.

Options

  • IncludeChildren - When selected, the children of the specified UI element are also monitored. By default, this check box is selected.
  • BlockEvent - When selected, the key press is blocked from acting on the indicated UI element. By default, this check box is not selected.

Note:

This option only works when the EventType is set to synchronous.

  • KeyModifiers - Adds a selected key modifier to the activity. The following options are available: Alt, Ctrl, Shift, Win.

Common

  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.

Misc

  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.

Updated 4 months ago


Key Press Trigger


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