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Not Getting Button because of Wrong Window Selection

Hello, I am in a Problem . The problem is in our desktop application There appears 3 or 4 window because of parent button click . When any parent window button is clicked then child window comes and when I try to click child window button click I cannot find the button because parent window is selected  in UI Element of Power Automate Desktop . In the parent window there has not have the button  So it is Not found . I inspect in the UI elemnt . Please note that I used Desktop recorder . After When I get the error then also I tried Add UI element but could not get succeed . Here are some screen shot that may help tou to understand .


When I click the circle button I goes to another window . And That window There has ha button nammed 新規。And The Ui Element not finding The button . The later screen shot may be I can explain more easily 



As you can see the 新規 button is in the parent window so that power automation cannot find . I tried to add the child window using Add Ui element but in vain . How to solve this problem . Thanks in advance 


Hi @Rifat00700 , 


Thanks for trying out Power Automate. Could you guide me a bit more on your scenario? What kind of application is it that you are trying to automate? Is it windows application or java application?




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Windows application

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Try focusing the window first.  If that doesn't work, you can manually change the parent window to the UI Selector.

Go to the UI pane in the top right, find your UI element, and right click the 3 dots and click on "Edit Selector".  Here, you should be able to change the parent window.

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