Input from keyboard

Description

Enters a text to a focused or an indicated through selector element. The text may contain special keys.

Parameters

Change the element

Enables you to manually specify an element. Once the element is chosen a list of attributes appears. These attributes can be excluded or included.

If the 'Use focused element' option is selected then the text will be typed into the element where the cursor is located.

Value

  1. Set a value: enter a desired text.

  2. Save the previous step result: chooses the previous function result as a value.

  3. Calculate a value: use available variables, properties and methods to form a text string.

Input from the keyboard

Adds a specified key to the text. For example, if you type {TAB}then the robot will simulate the tab button press. This parameter is available only when the "set a value" option is enabled.

Delay between keypress, ms

Sets a delay between special keys pressing, in milliseconds. If the field is empty, no delay is set.

For example, if {DOWN}{DOWN}{DOWN} key combination and 300 delay are set, then 300 milliseconds will elapse between each of the keys press.

Comment

Contains an annotation to the block. The input text will be displayed inside the block above the function name.

Usage Examples

This function can be used whenever a user needs to input text.