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get_text

def get_text(self, timeout: int = 30) -> str

Get text of the target element.

Parameters:
 timeout: int
   Timeout for the operation, the unit is second, and the default value is 30 seconds.

Returns:
 str

Examples:


from clicknium import clicknium as cc, locator, ui

text = ui(locator.chrome.bing.search_sb_form_q).get_text()
  • For edit control of windows application, it returns value of the edit control.
from clicknium import clicknium as cc, locator, ui

# return value of the edit document
text = ui(locator.notepad.document).get_text()
  • For control like button, menuitem of windows application, it returns name of the control.
from clicknium import clicknium as cc, locator, ui

# return name of the menuitem
text = ui(locator.notepad.menuitem_format).get_text()
# text is 'format'
  • For web element, it returns innerText.
from clicknium import clicknium as cc, locator
tab = cc.chrome.open("https://contoso.com")
# return inner text of div
text = tab.find_element(locator.chrome.form.divItem).get_text()
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Updated on 29 August 2023