UiPath Activities

Read Row


Reads the values from a row beginning with the cell specified in the StartingCell field, and stores it in an IEnumerable<object> variable. Can only be used in the Excel Application Scope activity.



  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.


  • StartingCell - The cell from which to start extracting the row data. By default, this is filled in with "A1". Only string variables and strings are supported.
  • SheetName - The name of the sheet in which the row that you want to read is. By default, this is filled in with "Sheet1." Only String variables and strings are supported.


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


  • PreserveFormat - Selecting this check box keeps the formatting of the row that you want to read. By default, the check box is cleared.


  • Result - Stores the information from the specified spreadsheet row in an IEnumerable<object> variable. Only IEnumerable <object> variables are supported.

Example of how to use the Read Row activity

To exemplify how to use this activity, we have built an automation project which reads information from a row found in an Excel file. You can download the example from here.

Updated 5 months ago

Read Row

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