Working with Positions and Areas in Virtual Desktop Automation

Kasper Fehrend

Senior Product Evangelist at Leapwork

Understanding element positions and areas is essential to working effectively with text and image recognition.

You will learn:

  • The basics of positions and areas on a screen 
  • How to optimize image and text recognition by using dynamically positioned areas
  • How to work with offset positions and offset areas


Working with positions and areas in virtual desktop automation is a bit more advanced than just point-and-click operations, but is a very powerful tool if used the right way. This tutorial covers how to use positions and areas combined to iterate through a table of data, reading the individual columns in the table.

Learn more: Best practices for text and image recognition.

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