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Productivity Activities
Last updated Jul 9, 2024

Release Notes

V1.13.1

Release date: 19 June 2024

New features and Improvements

The following activities are now available on cross-platform projects and they support as input both a local file and an IResource:

v1.12.2

Release date: 12 October 2023

New Features and Improvements

You can now find and add activities from this package in Studio projects where it is not installed as a dependency. If the package is not installed in a project, its activities can be found in the Available category of the Activities panel and the Add activity search bar. When you add an available activity from the package to a project, the package is installed as a project dependency.

v1.11.2

Release date: 28 August 2023

Bug Fixes

A TargetInvocationException error occurred when adding an activity to a workflow using the latest version of the package with Studio 2022.10 and earlier.

v1.7.3

Release date: 28 August 2023

Bug Fixes

A TargetInvocationException error occurred when adding an activity to a workflow using the latest version of the package with Studio 2022.10 and earlier.

v1.11.1

Release date: 30 May 2023

This release includes accessibility fixes.

v1.7.2

Release date: 30 May 2023

This release includes accessibility fixes.

v1.11.0

Release date: 11 April 2023

New Features and Improvements

If the Use PowerPoint Presentation activity is used in a project, this information is now included in the published package, and is then available in Orchestrator. This feature requires Studio / StudioX 2023.4 or later.

v1.7.1

Release date: 7 December 2022

New Features and Improvements

The user interface of the activities in the Presentations package is now available in Traditional Chinese.

v1.7.0

Release date: 27 October 2022

New Features and Improvements

New Activities

We’ve created OpenXML versions of several Presentations activities. These can be found in the Activities Panel under System > File > PowerPointDocument.

v1.3.4

Release date: 31 May 2022

Bug Fixes

  • Several accessibility issues have been fixed.

v1.3.3

Release date: 9 May 2022

New Features and Improvements

Cross-platform Support for activities

Improvements

  • The New Shape Name option has been added to the Add Image or Video to Slide, Paste Item into Slide and Add File to Slide activities, which allows users to change the name of the content placeholder where the item was added.
  • The Format Slide Content activity has been updated with a new available modification, Change Shape Name, which can be used to change the name of a selected shape in the presentation.
  • Added a new property named Clear existing text in content placeholder inside the Add Text to Slide activity. If selected, clears the text in the content placeholder before adding the new text.

Bug Fixes

v1.2.3

Release date: 27 October 2021

New Features and Improvements

  • Starting with Studio v2021.10, the design experience that was previously available only in StudioX is now also available in the Studio profile. When you configure PowerPoint activities inside the Use PowerPoint Presentation scope activity, you can browse the contents of the file and select data that matches the type of a property, such as slides, shapes, and layouts directly from the Plus menu of each property.
  • PowerPoint automation now works in DRM environments.
  • You can now insert pivot tables from an Excel file into a PowerPoint presentation using the Add Data Table to Slide activity.
  • You can now add UIAutomation activities inside a Use PowerPoint Presentation activity to quickly automate the interface of PowerPoint.

v1.1.5

Release date: 2 June 2021

This release brings several minor bug fixes.

v1.1.4

Release date: 26 April 2021

New Features and Improvements

New Activities

Improvements

  • SharePoint support has been added to the Use PowerPoint Presentation activity. You can open presentations stored on SharePoint by placing the SharePoint URL in the PowerPoint File field.
  • A new property called Replace all has been added to the Replace Text in Presentation activity.
  • The Add Data Table to Slide activity has been updated with the following new properties:

    • Exclude source headers - If selected, the first line of the source table is not copied.
    • Behavior - Determines how the table data is added to the slide.
  • The Presentation category in the Activities panel has been renamed to PowerPoint.

v1.0.2

Release Date: 27 January 2021

This release brings several bug fixes.

V1.0.0

Release Date: 12 October 2020

New Features and Improvements

The UiPath.Presentations.Activities pack is ready to see daylight. With the official release of this pack, we extend your automation capabilities to presentation activities (such as PowerPoint). The pack contains activities specialized to manipulate presentations in the way you see fit, with the possibility to insert and add slides, include data tables, add image or video files, run macro commands with arguments, and a lot more. Find more about the activity pack by accessing the link at the top of the page. Below are the activities contained in this pack:

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