How to find a text on flash webpage using java

Asked by vignesh on 2017-06-29

I am using sikuli with java. I want to find a text on flash webpage and click it.

I tried using "screen.findText("Text to find on screen");" in Eclipse(Java). But i ended with following error:

Exception in thread "main" FindFailed: Region.findText: not yet implemented
  Line 1729, in file

 at org.sikuli.script.Region.findText(
 at org.sikuli.script.Region.findAllText(
 at demoscript.Dashboard_operations.Template_creation(
 at demoscript.Dashboard_operations.main(

Please suggest me the proper usage to find a text on screen and click on it using java.

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RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #1

not a bug

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #2

according to the docs, it is still with version 1:
find("some text")

vignesh (vigneshtr) said : #3

Thanks RainMan for your instant reply.

I am unable to find the text as you suggested using find("some text").

I got the following error:

Exception in thread "main" FindFailed: Text search currently switched off

Also i need to click the found text(Text which will be in Drop down list)...This is my complete question i raised.

Thanks i n Advance..

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #4

Be sure to have SikuliX setup with Option 3 (Text feature).

In your script say:
Settings.OcrTextSearch = True

to switch it on.

vignesh (vigneshtr) said : #5

Raiman, FYI,

1. I used Sikuli-setup.jar for sikuli configuration version:1.0.1

2. I am not using Sikuli-IDE, i am automating Flex-Webpage using Selenium(Java Eclipse).

3. Can i able to upgrade this 1.0.1 to the latest?

Whether "Settings.OcrTextSearch = True " settings is for IDE or Eclipse?

How to turn on Text feature in Eclipse-Java?

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #6

You SHOULD upgrade your SikuliX to version 1.1.1 of course.

At the Java level the respective class is:

and the mentioned settings are public static attributes in there.


vignesh (vigneshtr) said : #7

Updated to sikuli 1.1.1.

imported "org.sikuli.basics.Settings".

made the function to "static" as you suggested.

The command "screen.find("some text")" throws

[error] Region.find(text): text search is currently switched off
Exception in thread "main" FindFailed: Text search currently switched off
  Line 1671, in file

Kindly help me to get rid of this error.

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #8

I didn't say anything about making "functions static"

You have to do on the Java level, what was mentioned in comment #4 for the scripting level:
Settings.OcrTextSearch = true;

before using the method
find("some text");

vignesh (vigneshtr) said : #9

Thanks RaiMAn,

I have added "Settings.OcrTextSearch = true;"

But i got the following error.

[error] TextRecognizer: init: tessdata folder not found at C:/Sikuli/libs/
[error] Region.find(text): text search is now switched offException in thread "main"
FindFailed: Text search currently switched off
  Line 1671, in file

Note: i have updated sikuli to 1.1.1 with 3rd option enabled.

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #10

Take care that you are running a clean version 1.1.1 and not addressing any parts of older versions.

the tessdata folder should not be searched in C:/Sikuli/libs with version 1.1.1.

see the docs:

vignesh (vigneshtr) said : #11

Yes, I am using clean the version 1.1.1.

Deleted the libs folder in C:/Sikuli. Then tried running the script. libs folder created without "tessdata" folder. So faced same issue mentioned in #9

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #12

if a libs folder is created in C:/Sikuli, then you are not using 1.1.1

see comment #10

vignesh (vigneshtr) said : #13

oh..then that was my fault..

I was doing well with sikuli 1.0.1 upto now. For OCR Text feature, i am trying to migrate from 1.0.1 to 1.1.1.

Steps i did to upgrade:

1: Copied latest sikulisetup-1.1.1 jar to existing C:/Sikuli.
2. Ran sikulisetup-1.1.1 jar file and selected 2nd(Eclipse) and 3rd (OCR feature) options.
3. Downloaded the suggested jar files freshly during installation. Installation was successful.
4. In Eclipse project(where my script was present) removed 1.0.1 sikuli set up file and added sikulisetup-1.1.1 file.

If anything wrong in this, please help me to do a proper upgrade to 1.1.1.

Thanks in advance.

RaiMan (raimund-hocke) said : #14

when using the Java API, the project must reference one of the setup-result-jars - usually sikulixapi.jar

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