Set up fallback UI automation mechanism

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Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - - Jun 2024

Business value

This feature provides a reliable solution for UI and browser automation actions. With this feature, users can set up a fallback mechanism for UI automation actions in case the UI element cannot be found through the set selector(s). This mechanism can fall back to image recognition or other techniques as screen understanding. By implementing this feature, businesses can improve their automation processes and reduce the risk of errors and delays caused by missing UI elements. This feature can save businesses time and money, and ultimately improve the overall efficiency of their operations.

Feature details

The fallback automation mechanism feature provides a reliable solution for UI and browser automation actions. Users can set up a fallback mechanism for UI automation actions in case the UI element cannot be found through the set selector(s). This mechanism can fall back to image recognition or other techniques as screen understanding. To enable the feature, users should do it either on action level or flow level. From the respective setting, they can enable the feature and set up their preferred fallback options. This feature is designed to improve the efficiency and accuracy of automation processes and offers a reliable and flexible solution for UI and web automation, helping businesses to streamline their operations and improve their bottom line.