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Building Block Header
The green input connector (top left) triggers this block to begin execution.
The green output connector (top right) is triggered when an Electron text is successfully fetched.
You can always change the header text of a block by double-clicking on it and typing in a new title.
Select Electron Element to get text
This property contains the locator for the Electron element from which the text has to be extracted.
An Electron locator can be captured by right-clicking on the property and selecting “Capture new Electron text”.
The property can be cleared by right-clicking and selecting “Clear Electron text”.
This property contains the text that was found.
This green output connector triggers if the Electron element is not found before the timeout (see below). This is typically used to branch the execution flow or to explicitly fail a case by linking it to a Fail block.
The application canvas position where the Electron element was found in X, Y coordinates. The top-left corner of the application canvas is position 0, 0.
The application canvas position and size of the found Electron element in X, Y, Width, Height coordinates, starting with the upper-leftmost pixel. The top-left corner of the screen is position 0, 0.
You can choose to either define the source or select the “Element” option. By doing the latter, the Electron element locator will be limited to only work inside the source element.
Once an Electron window is found and the focus is set, this property contains a handle to the window. This can be used in cases where multiple windows are open during when running a test in order to direct other building blocks to use a specific window.
Define a format that the text must meet to be retrieved. For instance, by defining “Status: [TEXT] today” only text inside paragraphs such as “Status: Green Mode today” will be retrieved.
Is case sensitive
Select whether the format should be case sensitive. By default, it is case insensitive.
Define a filter that the text must meet to be retrieved. For instance, only retrieve numbers that “Start with the word green”.
Select which occurrence of the Electron element to use, if more than one is found. Select “All” to iterate through all of the occurrences.
This property contains the total number of found Electron elements that match the locator set above.
If the 'Default Timeout' property checkbox is not selected, then the timeout value will be set to 10 seconds unless changed manually. If the 'Default Timeout' property checkbox is selected, then the 'Default timeout' value selected in the flow settings (under “Max. run time”) will be applied.
Scroll to find
When a value other than “None” is selected, the building block will use scrolling when searching for the Electron element.
Scroll into view
When this is selected, any found Electron element is automatically scrolled into view.
Await DOM change
Delay the search for the Electron element until there has been no changes to the application’s DOM for a specified period of time (e.g., three seconds).
Delay the search for the Electron element until there has been no active XHR requests for a specific period of time (e.g., three seconds).
Regardless of this checkbox, the search and click will occur after waiting a maximum of 30 seconds.