Screen Elements

Get Text from Textbox

Retrieves text from the document. Fill in custom internal application name. Declare the variable (type: string) and put it in Output part of properties window – it will store text retrieved from the document.
Choose delay (in seconds) between marking and copying the text. This parameter is quite important for large amounts of text.
This activity copy all text from the place, where the focus is and assigns its value to the variable. The control is optional.

Parameter nameParameter TypeIn/OutDescription
Alternative Scenario If FailedBooleanInputcheckbox; default is "on"
Application nameStringInputcustom internal name for application in which the action is taken, in order to use in Wizlink®
Delay [s]DoubleInputscenario waiting time
DisplayNameLiteralInputyou can change the name of activity for greater clarity of the scenario
Retry timeout [s]DoubleInputwaiting time until the activity will execute: 1. any negative value means try once, if you fail – set Result to False and finish activity; 2. “0” means try until you get the effect; 3. any positive value is time in seconds in which the activity will persist trying until successful or the time elapses, if failed – set Result to False and finish activity
Acquired TextStringOutputtext value retrieved from application
ResultBooleanOutputreturns the Boolean value: it will return True if no error is in activity, otherwise it will return False
Result CodeInt32OutputResult Code will return 0 if there is no error in activity, otherwise in most cases it will return 1, the extended result code will show only in several chosen activities