UI Automation Activities
Last updated Jul 16, 2024

CV Check


Selects, clears, or toggles check boxes. This activity can only interact with check boxes.


  • ContinueOnError - Specifies if the automation should continue even when the activity throws an error. This field only supports Boolean values (True, False). The default value is False. As a result, if the field is blank and an error is thrown, the execution of the project stops. If the value is set to True, the execution of the project continues regardless of any error.

    Note: If this activity is included in Try Catch and the value of the ContinueOnError property is True, no error is caught when the project is executed.
  • DelayAfter - Delay time (in milliseconds) after executing the activity.
  • DelayBefore - Delay time (in milliseconds) before the activity begins performing any operations.
  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.
  • Descriptor - The on-screen coordinates of the Target and each Anchor that is used, if any. These values are stored in a CvDescriptor proprietary object. Once the Indicate On Screen feature is used at runtime, the CvDescriptor is automatically generated in this field and has the following structure:
    "Target: Image (14,61,105,54) OffsetPoint: (-10,-75)" +
    "Anchor: Text 'Anchor1' (41,36,19,9)" +
    "Anchor: Text 'Anchor2' (75,36,37,9)" +"Target: Image (14,61,105,54) OffsetPoint: (-10,-75)" +
    "Anchor: Text 'Anchor1' (41,36,19,9)" +
    "Anchor: Text 'Anchor2' (75,36,37,9)" +
  • TimeoutMS - Specifies the amount of time (in milliseconds) to wait for the activity to run before an error is thrown. The default value is 30000 milliseconds (30 seconds).
  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.
  • Action - Specifies the exact action that you want to perform. The following actions are available:

    • Check - Select a check box.
    • Uncheck - Clear a check box.
    • Toggle - Switches the value of a check box.

The changes are done based on the results of the Screen scan. In order to ensure the accuracy of an action, a refresh might be required before using the CV Check activity.

  • CursorMotionType - Specifies the type of motion performed by the mouse cursor. There are two available options:

    • Instant - The cursor jumps to the destination
    • Smooth - The cursor moves gradually towards the destination. This option is suitable for elements that respond to interaction only when the mouse smoothly enters their area. Has no effect if SendWindowMessages or SimulateClick are enabled.

By default, Instant is selected.

Reusable Region
  • OutputRegion - Saves the target of this activity as a Rectangle variable. This enables you to pass the same target from one activity to another. Especially useful at design time, as it makes performing multiple actions on the same UI element easier.

You can work with information stored in scrollable elements, such as lists, by selecting Refresh with Delay during the indication process and then scrolling up or down to reveal the elements you want to interact with.

The properties in this section are only taken into account if you have scrolled in this method while indicating.

  • DelayScreenshotAfterScroll - Defines the amount of time, in milliseconds, that the robot waits after scrolling and before refreshing the screen.
  • NumberOfScrolls - The number of scrolls that are performed between each screenshot at run-time, while searching for the target element.
  • ScrollDirection - Specifies in which direction the scroll is performed at runtime, while searching for the target element. It can be Up, Down or None, depending on the direction we detected while indicating. If ScrollDirection is None, no scrolling is performed at run-time.
  • Properties

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