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GenAi
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UI Element As a Text Variable

Hi,

I added a UI element as a text variable.  The result only returns the first match in the  u.i element, how do I get it to return all the matches and not just the first one.  The picture below is the UI element selector, I want everything containing "California" to appear (there are 4 in this case). I realize that I can't use the variable incremental since the variable is a text.  I couldn't get the loop to work either, this is some sort of a drop down list but doesn't have the "select" id in the html.

 

What am I doing wrong or what can I do to get the right result. Thank you

 

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Hi @GenAi 

 

may i know whether you want the text value of ui elements ?

 

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eetuRobo
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I think UI element selector is supposed to only pick one specific element(someone correct me if I'm wrong). So I think you would need to loop them.

Can you check if the other "California" elements has different Ordinal than 13? Then you could try looping all the California elements Ordinals. So put integer variable that you increment in the Ordinal.

Also select the UI element to be in Text editor mode(not sure if this bug is still a thing but when using variables in UI element it sometimes doesn't work if its not in Text editor mode).

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Hi,

I don't necessarily need the text value as long as I am about to loop through. Thank you

 

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Hi @GenAi 

were u able to extract the elements details in form of datatable using extract data from webpage action ?

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GenAi
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I was only able to extract the first element that contained "California"

Hi @GenAi 

 

could you select element and use inspect element option so to see html structure of it ?

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This is what I got from the inspect, each account is unique but they all start with California. Below the first image is another inspect just for one of the element of the drop down. Thank you

 

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I tried that initially but didn't work for me. 

Hi @GenAi 

 

is it like you are trying to capture all dropdown values having word CALIFORNIA ?

 

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Yes

Hi @GenAi 

 

Let me share a simple example for this 

 

assume this is the dropdown values u need to capture

Nived_Nambiar_0-1713377443218.png

 

Now see its html structure

Nived_Nambiar_0-1713377505950.png

 

Using extract data from webpage action > i have written this css selector 

Nived_Nambiar_1-1713377678835.png

 

as u see i get all dropdown values as output. Well you can still filter it up utilizing the regex options as well.

 

Hope this idea helps !

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Hi @GenAi 

 

Let me share a simple example for this 

 

assume this is the dropdown values u need to capture

Nived_Nambiar_0-1713377443218.png

 

Now see its html structure

Nived_Nambiar_0-1713377505950.png

 

Using extract data from webpage action > i have written this css selector 

Nived_Nambiar_1-1713377678835.png

 

as u see i get all dropdown values as output. Well you can still filter it up utilizing the regex options as well.

 

Hope this idea helps !

Thanks & Regards,

Nived N 🚀

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Hi,

 

Thank you for all your help. I know how to write the css selector when the html contains the "select" function (your example contains the select function), but the html I am working with doesn't have the select function but rather the button function. I tried replacing the "select" with button in the css but didn't work. 

Hi @GenAi 

 

May be show how your main dropdown menu looks like in html structure (select tag simmilar) in your case

and also how options html structure looks like (option tag simmilar) so that we can design a css selector for this 🙂

 

Thanks & Regards,

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