Validate Element

This activity takes the value of the control and validate it. Choose the right validation algorithm from the ValidationID dropdown list. Available options are: Item List, Email, Decimal number, Date, Regular Expression, Numeric Range, Date Range. In ValidationParameter define the template used by validating algorithm. When validation result is false a yellow text balloon appears above the control in the browser window. The default text is “Incorrect data. Expected format: […]”, but you can put custom error message text (in Input part of Properties window). Text to match is an optional parameter.

Parameter nameParameter TypeIn/OutDescription
Alternative Scenario If FailedBooleanInputcheckbox; default is "on"
Browser window nameStringInputcustom internal name for particular browser window, in order to use in Wizlink®
DisplayNameLiteralInputyou can change the name of activity for greater clarity of the scenario
ErrorMessageStringInputcustom error message that appears above the control in the browser window when the result of validation is false; default text is “Incorrect data. Expected format: […]”
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
Text to matchStringInputchecks whether inspected element contains given text (optional parameter)
ValidationIdDropdownInputselect the appropriate option from the dropdown list
ValidationParameterStringInputthe template used by validating algorithm
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