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The object "Sys" does not exist

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The object "Sys" does not exist



I have developed a simple keyword test that is working except for one line. It is clicking a Yes button on a window dialog rather than the No button.

So I changed the test to click the No button. I had to map the No button in the NameMapping object and save the change.

When the test is rerun I keep getting the following




If I restore the original NameMapping object without the newly mapped No button everything goes back to working.


Now I know the process LabWare-prePROD exists because the immediate prior message is 


because of the below script code

Set p = Sys.WaitProcess(processName)
While not p.Exists
    Call Log.Message("Waiting for " + processName + " to start", "", pmNormal, logAttributes)
    Set p = Sys.WaitProcess(processName)
Call Log.Message(processName + " exists", "", pmNormal, logAttributes)


What would make the Sys object not found?



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Thank you for posting your question @JackalNZZ !

I can recommend taking the following learning course that is specifically designed to help deal with the object not found errors - 


In the meantime, let's see if the Community has ideas!

Any thoughts @Wamboo @Reshail @tristaanogre @BenoitB ?



Sonya Mihaljova
Community and Education Specialist

Thank you for your reply. Unfortunately it does not address the question.


I know how to handle object missing errors, that's fairly trivial.


The problem is I get a Sys object missing when I map a simple button object and add it to the NameMapping object and I want to know why.

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It might help if you post here a screenshot of your keyword test and indicate what line/operation throws the error.

I also assume that you followed the procedure ( when you modified NameMapping.

You may also consider to create a Support ticket via the form.


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