This action waits for a flow conditional on the state of the specified window.
This is useful when it takes a long time for a window to appear.
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How to use
Drag "Wait for window" from "UI automation" under "Actions".
Select how you want to specify the window.
- By window UI element
- By window instance/handle
- Per title and/or class
By window UI element
Directly specifies the UI element of the window.
The following pops up when you click on the input field.
If you have already registered a UI element, select the object,If not registered, click the "Add UI element" button.
Hover the mouse over the menu item you wish to select when the next window appears.
When you hover the mouse over it, it will be surrounded by a red frame.
Then hold down the Ctrl key and click.
The input field should appear as shown in the following figure (the text will vary depending on the UI element you have selected).
By window instance/handle
Specifies the window instance created by the "Get window" action.
Per title and/or class
Specify the title and class.
It can be found in the selector of the UI element, but due to its difficulty, other options are recommended whenever possible.
Wait for window to
Choose which state to wait for.
- Become focused
- Lose Focus
Focus window after it opens
Select whether to shift focus when the specified window is opened.
Fail with timeout error
If OFF, waits without time limit.
If ON, specifies seconds as time limit.
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