UiPath Activities

The UiPath Activities Guide

Write Cell


Enters a text or a formula in a cell. The activity can be used with an Excel file selected for a parent Use Excel File activity or with the Project Notebook.

To learn how to use this activity, see:

Configuring the Activity

In the Body of the Activity

  • What to write - Click Plus plus buttonplus button on the right side of the field and then, from the menu, select what to enter in the cell:
    • Data from the Project Notebook, a parent Excel file or Outlook account. For example, select a cell in an Excel file to copy the value from that cell, or a field from the email selected in Outlook when the project is executed to copy its contents.
    • Use Saved Value - Select a value that you previously saved for later use in the project.
    • Text - Enter a text in the Text Builder. If you enter an Excel formula, for example =A2+B2, the formula is entered in the cell.
    • Number - Enter a numeric value.
    • Ask when run - Prompt for a value when the project is executed.
    • Open in Advanced Editor - Enter a VB expression.
  • Where to write - Click Plus plus buttonplus button on the right side of the field and then, from the menu, select an Excel file and a named cell where to enter the data, or select Indicate in Excel to indicate directly from the file. Alternatively, you can select Custom Input to enter a cell address manually, or Open in Advanced Editor to enter a VB expression.
  • Auto increment row - Select this option if the activity is inside a For Each and you want relative cell references (references without $) to increase the row number with each iteration. This works if the activity is added inside one of the following activities: Excel For Each Row, For Each Email, For Each File in Folder, or Repeat Number of Times.

In the Properties Panel


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




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


Updated 11 months ago

Write Cell

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