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Input Dialog

UiPath.Core.Activities.InputDialog

Displays a dialog box that prompts the user with a label message and an input field.

Properties

Common

  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.

Input

  • IsPassword - Specifies if the input value should be treated as a password.
  • Label - The label of the form field.
  • Options - An array of options to choose from. If set to contain only one element, a tex box appears to write text. If set to contain 2 or 3 elements, they appear as radio buttons to select from. If set to contain more than 3 items, they appear as a combo box to select from. This field supports only String Array variables.
  • Options String - A string containing options to chose from. If set to contain only one element, a text box appears to write text. If set to contain 2 or 3 elements, they appear as radio buttons to select from. If set to contain more than 3 items, they appear as a combo box to select from. This field supports only String variables.
  • Title - The title of the input dialog.

Misc

  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.

Output

  • Result - The value inserted by the user in the input dialog.

UiPath.Core.Activities.InputDialog

Displays a dialog box that prompts the user with a label message and an input field.

Configuring the Activity

In the Body of the Activity

  • Dialog title - Click Plus plus button on the right side of the field, and then use one of the options from the menu to indicate the title of the dialog box:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or email account. For example, you can select a cell in an Excel file, or a field from the email selected in Outlook when the project is executed.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for the title when the project is executed.
    • Paste from clipboard - Paste a value that you previously copied to the clipboard in the project.
    • Text - Enter the title in the Text Builder.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.
  • Input label - Click Plus plus button on the right side of the field, and then use one of the options from the menu to indicate the label of the input field:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or email account. For example, you can select a cell in an Excel file, or a field from the email selected in Outlook when the project is executed.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for the label when the project is executed.
    • Paste from clipboard - Paste a value that you previously copied to the clipboard in the project.
    • Text - Enter the label in the Text Builder.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.
  • Input type - Select Text Box if the user should enter text, or Multiple Choice if the user should select an option from a list.
  • Input options - If you selected Multiple Choice, click Plus plus button on the right side of the field, and then use one of the options from the menu to indicate a list of options separated by semicolon (;) from which the user should choose:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or email account. For example, you can select a cell in an Excel file, or a field from the email selected in Outlook when the project is executed.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for the list of options when the project is executed.
    • Paste from clipboard - Paste a value that you previously copied to the clipboard in the project.
    • Text - Enter the list of options in the Text Builder.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.

    If you add two or three options, the dialog box contains radio boxes from which to select an option. For four or more options, the options are available in a combo box.

  • Value entered - Click Plus plus button on the right side of the field, and then use one of the options from the menu to indicate what to do with the input of the user:
    • Save it to a cell in the Project Notebook or a parent Excel file.
    • Copy to clipboard - Save the output to the clipboard and paste it in another activity later in your project.
    • Save for Later Use - Save the user input for later use in your automation and enter a name by which to refer to it in the project.
    • Use Saved Value - Save the user input to an existing value that you previously saved for later use in the project.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.

In the Properties Panel

Common

  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.

Input

  • IsPassword - Specifies if the input value should be treated as a password.
  • Label - See Input label in the body of the activity.
  • Options - An array of options to chose from. If set to contain only one element, a text box appears to write text. If set to contain 2 or 3 elements, they appear as radio buttons to select from. If set to contain more than 3 items, they appear as a combo box to select from. This field supports only String Array variables.
  • Options String - See Input options in the body of the activity.

Misc

  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.

Output

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Input Dialog


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