Element Exists timeout exception does not occur

For the Element Exists activity the documentation states that an exception is thrown if the the timeout expires.

Target.TimeoutMS - Specifies the amount of time (in milliseconds) to wait for the activity to run before the SelectorNotFoundException error is thrown.

I do not see this occurring. No exception is ever thrown. The activity simply returns a boolean value.

Can someone please explain under what scenario the Element Exists activity would return an exception?

have a look here:

and here:

  • find element is throwing an exception, when time out is reached and the uielment is not found
  • element exists returns a true/false when after exceeding the timeout

maybe the documentation needs a review and an update. for this have a look here:

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