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Last updated Jul 19, 2024

Input Dialog

UiPath.Core.Activities.InputDialog

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

Project compatibility

Windows | Windows - Legacy

Configuration

  • Dialog title - The displayed title of the dialog. In StudioX, you can use the Plus icon to select one of the available options:

    • 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 - The label of the input field. In StudioX, you can use the Plus icon to select one of the available options:

    • 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 - The options for the user to select from. This field is only available if you selected Multiple Choice. In StudioX, you can use the Plus icon to select one of the available options:

      • 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.
    • Value entered - The value entered by the user. In StudioX, you can use the Plus docs image icon to select one of the available options:
    • 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

Options
  • DisplayName - The display name of the activity.
  • IsPassword - Specifies if the input value should be treated as a password.
  • Label - The label of the input field.
  • 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 - The options for the user to select from. This field supports only String variables.
  • Private - If selected, the values of variables and arguments are no longer logged at Verbose level.
  • Result - The value entered by the user.
  • Project compatibility
  • Configuration
  • In the Properties Panel

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