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mattlin
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How to get a attribute of UI element?

Hi Community,
I have a problem with my ongoing case.

When adding UI elements in Chorme, the whole webpage will be identified as a document.
When adding UI elements in Edge, the login function will be identified as a iframe.
I can't control UI element to login.

But the webpage can be logged in with IE. I can add the whloe webpage as a UI element, and see an attribute names authkey. If I get the authkey after everytime I logged in, I can add it to the URL of Chrome or Edge, and then I can proceed to the next steps.

Is there any function to get the attributes(authkey) of UI elements?

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Ahammad_Riyaz
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Helper V

Hi @mattlin ,

 

Please check weather extension is done in chrome or not.

 

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yasunm02
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Usually when it's not possible to capture UI elements (when dealing with iframes, for instance), the best approach IMHO is using a mix of navigating by images to select fields (using desktop recorder with images) and 'Send Keys' actions to fill them.

See, as reference, Images - Power Automate | Microsoft Docs

Long term I think it's more trustworthy than depend on IE, a browser that will go out of support in 2022.

 

Also, you can try the alternatives presented in this page: Handle iframes on a web page - Power Automate | Microsoft Docs

Hi Ahammad_Riyaz,

The extension of Chrome has done.

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