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Problem with Drop down menu

Good Day friends,


I try to use the set drop-down list value function on the web using the power automate desktop. The problem is that it gives me this error. The given option is in the list. Any ideas on how to solve this please?



Robin.Core.ActionException: Failed to select option(s). ---> System.Exception: List doesn't contain option 'EUR
at Robin.Modules.WebAutomation.Actions.WebAutomationRuntime.SelectOptionByName(IWebAutomationBrowser browserFacade, ListVariantBase optionsToSelect, String cssSelector, Boolean wait, Boolean isMultiSelectList)
at Robin.Modules.WebAutomation.Actions.WebAutomationRuntime.<>c__DisplayClass24_0.<SetDropDownListValueOnWebPage>g__CoreFunction|0(Boolean wait, IWebAutomationBrowser browser)
at Robin.Shared.Runtime.Utilities.Clock[T](Int64 maxMillisecondsToWait, Int32 step, Func`1 action, Func`2 successCondition)
at Robin.Modules.WebAutomation.Actions.WebAutomationRuntime.ExecuteWebAutomationActionCore(IWebExtensionsBrowser webExtensionsBrowser, Boolean waitForPageToLoad, Int32 courseOfActionIfDialogAppears, TextVariant dialogButtonToPress, Func`3 coreFunction)
at Robin.Modules.WebAutomation.Actions.WebAutomationRuntime.ExecuteWebAutomationAction(WebBrowserInstanceVariant webBrowserInstanceVariant, Boolean waitForPageToLoad, TextVariant dialogButtonToPress, WebPageCourseOfActionIfDialogAppearsEnum courseOfActionIfDialogAppears, Func`3 coreFunction)
at Robin.Modules.WebAutomation.Actions.WebAutomationRuntime.SetDropDownListValueOnWebPage(WebBrowserInstanceVariant webBrowserInstanceVariant, TextVariant cssSelectorForDropDownListElement, Boolean waitForPageToLoad, TextVariant dialogButtonToPress, WebPageCourseOfActionIfDialogAppearsEnum courseOfActionIfDialogAppears, WebPageDropDownListOperationEnum dropDownListOperation, ListVariantBase optionsToSelect)
at Robin.Modules.WebAutomation.Actions.WebAutomationActions.SetDropDownListValueOnWebPage(Variant webBrowserInstance, Variant cssSelectorForDropDownListElement, Variant optionsNames, Variant optionsIndeces, Variant dialogButtonToPress, Int32 dropDownListOperation, Boolean waitForPageToLoad, Int32 courseOfActionIfDialogAppears)
--- End of inner exception stack trace ---
at Robin.Modules.WebAutomation.Actions.SetDropDownListValueBase.Execute(ActionContext context)
at Robin.Runtime.Engine.ActionRunner.RunAction(String action, Dictionary`2 inputArguments, Dictionary`2 outputArguments, IActionStatement statement)


Thank you


Frequent Visitor

Facing Same issue ☹️

Frequent Visitor

I solved this problem by using send key [ tab]

repet this argument until until drop field becomes highlighted then use send key [ your option in list ]

then send key [ enter]

Regular Visitor

I'm also facing the same issue. have you find any solution to it? If yes, I'll will be very happy if you share the solution.

Solution Specialist
Solution Specialist

Hi @LVPrasad 


The error @Scenox is facing is here:

Robin.Core.ActionException: Failed to select option(s). ---> System.Exception: List doesn't contain option 'EUR'.

In that case, he/she needs to check if the select element indeed have the EUR option in its menu.

For example:

If I try to select "Mercedes" option from this drop down menu, it throws error because the option doesn't exist:




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