UI Automation Activities
Last updated Jul 16, 2024

Get Text



Gets the text from an entire terminal screen and stores it into a String variable.

The activity is valid only inside a Terminal Session activity.

Project compatibility

Windows - Legacy | Windows


Properties panel

  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.
  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.
  • DelayMS - Delay time (in milliseconds) after executing the activity. The default amount of time is 300 milliseconds (0.3 seconds).
  • TimeoutMS - Specifies the amount of time (in milliseconds) to wait for the activity to run before an error is thrown. The default value is 5000 milliseconds (5 seconds).
  • WaitType - Before performing the actions, wait for the target to become ready. The following options are available:
    • NONE - Does not wait for the terminal keyboard to be enabled.
    • READY / COMPLETE - Waits for the terminal keyboard to be enabled. The default value is READY.
    Note: The READY and COMPLETE options have the same function, since the wait type is related to the status of the terminal keyboard, which has only two states: enabled or inhibited.
  • Text - The extracted String. This field supports only String variables.
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