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JDofficial
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UI Element Recognition not working with Selector InnerText

Hi All,

 

When using the 'Get details of element on web page' on Power Automate Desktop I find that if I modify UI element in a way that I find more stable (e.g. relying on text rather than pure structure), it is unable to pick up the element.

 

Is this a bug or do I misunderstand how it works?

See screenshots attached.

 

Thank you for the help in advance,

JD

 

Browser is a Chrome instance - all other actions are working when interacting with it.

The action:

ActionItem.PNG

Details:

ActionDetails.PNG

There are two UI elements created - the first one is working, the second is not.

AutoRec -works.PNG

Custom -Not working.PNG

Please see also webpage and its source code attached.Site Source.PNG

 

 

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joshd111
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The first approach is checking if the attribute "Exists" is present on the "a" element, while the second is checking for an attribute "Exists" on the "InnerText" attribute. I think the problem is "InnerText" is itself an attribute and wouldn't have an attribute "Exists" associated. 

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