New action to take screenshots of a UI element


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Business value

Users can now specify a UI element and take a screenshot of it.

Feature details

A new action in Power Automate Desktop allows users to specify a UI element and take a screenshot of it. The screenshot can either be stored on a user's clipboard or in a file on the user's machine.

This feature is useful for cases where the user desires to capture a screenshot of a UI element and use it in a subsequent action. For example, a user would like to extract data from a table by scrolling up/down and right/left. They can capture the table as a UI element, and then use the screenshot with optical character recognition to retrieve the contained data.

See also

Take screenshot of UI element (docs)