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wait for string


i has desktop app.

when i click start i get strings about action that happend. and the same string replace to succeed or fail

for example:

start copy files >> copy files succeed \ copy files fail

i want to wait for string to appear, than i want to ask if it succeed or fail.


when i use waitProperty it fall if string dosen't appear.





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Hi Amihai,


As a possible option, you may try to use .WaitProperty() method and provide a regular expression so the method will wait until either successful or failure message appears.


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hey alex,

thanks for replay.


but if i use waitProperty if it not show i get error and the runs stop.

can i use contain inside findChild? and on it i will do wait.

Would it be possible to see the code you are executing?  WaitProperty should not "fail" necessarily...  If you're getting an error, it would be good to know what the error is, what code was executing it, etc.

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