Image Locators

This article focuses on the intricacies of Image Locators.

We are consolidating the detailed documentation here, but in the meantime, the links to existing documentation are available here.

To get the full spectrum of options in desktop automation, check out: Desktop automation and RPA.

As stated there, image-based automation has challenges, so one should always be on the lookout for the most robust option, but there are cases where only image-based automation is possible. Still good to remember that even in cases where the automation must happen behind, for example, a Citrix connection, you can still leverage the combination of Keyboard shortcuts, OCR locators, image-based locators as well as mouse events.

You cna find support for Image-based Locators in VS Code

We also have a bunch of example robots in our portal on desktop automation

Last edit: January 4, 2023