UiPath Activities

The UiPath Activities Guide

Copy Folder

UiPath.Core.Activities.CopyFolderX

Copies a specified folder to another location. Optionally, you can include subfolders or choose to replace any folder with the same name that already exists in the destination location.

Configuring the Activity

In the Body of the Activity

  • From - Click Browse browse files next to the field and then browse to and select the folder to copy. Alternatively, you can click Plus plus button on the right side of the field and then, from the menu, choose one of the available options to indicate the path of the folder to copy:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or Outlook account. For example, select an Excel file and then select a cell that contains a folder path, or indicate a field from a selected email in Outlook that contains a folder path.
    • Use Saved Value - Select a value in the form of a folder path that you previously saved for later use in the project.
    • Text - Enter a folder path in the Text Builder.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for a folder path when the project is executed.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.
  • To - Click Browse browse files next to the field and then browse to and select where to copy the folder. Alternatively, you can click Plus plus button on the right side of the field and then, from the menu, choose one of the available options to indicate the location where to copy the folder:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or Outlook account. For example, select an Excel file and then select a cell that contains a folder path, or indicate a field from a selected email in Outlook that contains a folder path.
    • Use Saved Value - Select a value in the form of a folder path that you previously saved for later use in the project.
    • Text - Enter a folder path in the Text Builder. You can combine text with a formula from an Excel file cell, for example to add a date to the folder name using formulas in the Project Notebook.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for a folder path when the project is executed.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.
  • Overwrite - If selected, any folder with the same name as the source folder that already exists in the destination location is replaced when the automation is executed.
  • Include subfolders - If selected, all the subfolders in the source folder are also copied.

In the Properties Panel

Common

  • DisplayName - The name displayed for the activity in the Designer panel.

Input

Misc

  • Private - If selected, the data used in the activity is not logged by StudioX.

Updated about a month ago


Copy Folder


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