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Workflow Activities
Last updated Apr 22, 2024

Release notes


Release date: 2 February 2024

Bug fixes

Fixed an error that occurred when editing a read-only file for test auto-generation. The solution was to add a Finally block in the Test with Timeout template.


Release date: 23 October 2023

New features

Testing APIs

If you prefer to code when building automations, you can now achieve this using coded automations and UiPath services! You can create coded automations using the UiPath services such as Testing.Activities, offering you APIs to use in your automation projects.

Visit the Testing APIs section to browse through the available APIs and Coded Automations Introduction to learn how to create coded automations.


Release date: 30 May 2023


Introduced enhancements to offer a more powerful user experience.


Release date: 30 May 2023

What's New

The Testing.Activities user interface is now available in Traditional Chinese.


Introduced enhancements to offer a more powerful user experience.


Release Date: 7 April 2023


  • The Get Test Data Queue Item activity now returns as null, when the queue is empty, as opposed to throwing an exception.


Release Date: 19 December 2022

Bug fixes

After you migrated your projects from Windows - Legacy to Windows, you couldn’t interact with the following activities:

  • Verify Expression with Operator
  • Verify Expression
  • Verify Range.


Release Date: 6 December 2022

Bug fixes

The Output field inside the Random Date activity was non-interactive for Windows and cross-platform projects.


Release Date: 5 December 2022

New features

The Testing activities user interface is now available in Traditional Chinese.

Bug fixes

  • Because of a character limitation, assertions generated by the OutputMessageFormat field would return as incomplete. Now assertions return as expected.
  • You can now use the mocking features again inside Cross-platform projects.


Release Date: 24 October 2022

Updated internal dependencies to match the newest version of UIAutomation.


Release Date: 26 August 2022


You can now use the Verify Range activity to test expressions in a given range, so you can have more control over attributes in your testing worflows.


Release Date: 8 July 2022



Release Date: 31 May 2022

Bug Fixes

Fixed an issue in which verification activities failed when testing long running workflows. This issue was caused by a failed refresh token request.


Release Date: 9 May 2022

Bug Fixes

  • A workflow configured to make an API call resulted in error in the production environment due to a versioning issue of the Newtonsoft.Json dependency. This issue affected version 2021.4 and older versions of Studio and Robot.
  • SAP Session Trigger error messages were not localized.
  • Executing a test case containing a Verify Expression activity in Cloud Orchestrator failed.
  • Adding and then removing activities such as Element Exists or Find Element within a Verify Control Attribute resulted in validation errors.


Release Date: 17 January 2022

Bug Fixes

Opening a Robotic Enterprise Framework template in Studio version 2021.10.4 resulted in an error. This issue occurred in scenarios where all online feeds were disabled and the installation package folder was deleted.


Release Date: 10 December 2021

Bug Fixes

Resolved a regression with Verification activities throwing an exception when executed in an Orchestrator RPA Process.


Release Date: 7 December 2021

Bug Fixes

An issue affected workflows with mocked activities. Removing a connection between a starting node and an activity that was surrounded with Mock, then establishing a connection to a new activity caused the Mock file to be discarded.


Release Date: 27 October 2021


  • A Tag property has been added to the Attach Document activity to mark files that have been attached to test executions.
  • The Testing Activities now support cross-platform projects.
  • .NET 5 support is now enabled for this activity package as part of our overall upgrade to this framework.

Bug Fixes

Running a workflow containing attached documents while connected to Orchestrator, threw an exception error. This issue has been addressed by skipping the activity at Studio runtime.


Release Date: 4 May 2021

Bug Fixes

A difference in the library version of a dependency shared by the Testing and WebApi packages resulted in HTTP Request errors. This issue has been addressed by removing the library from the Testing package.


Release Date: 26 April 2021

Workflow Analyzer

New Rules

The following Application Testing Workflow Analyzer Rules are available so you can maintain the same level of automation for projects that have multiple stakeholders:

Test Data Activities

  • Now you can attach documents to your test execution results for a verifiable outcome, as part of your audit trail. For more information, see .

Verification Activities

The Verify Expression, Verify Control Attribute and Verify Expression with Operator activities have new properties that add additional capabilities:

  • You can configure the format of your output message.
  • You can set an alternative name for your verification activities to show up in Orchestrator.
  • Create reports or notify stakeholders if the verification activity has failed.


Release Date: 5 March 2021

Bug Fixes

An issue affected assertion posting to Orchestrator (v2020.4). If the Robot did not have permission to upload the assertion the workflow continued to run without returning an error.


Release Date: 13 October 2020

New Features and Improvements

You can now create synthetic test data to support your testing efforts. For example, this comes in handy when production data cannot be used for testing purposes, due to data regulations such as GDPR. Creating your artificial data provides high coverage and is easy to reproduce, as opposed to copying or anonymizing existing production data.

To learn how to create synthetic test data, see the following new activities:


Release Date: 6 May 2020

New Features and Improvements

The first iteration of the Testing activities pack offers three activities designed to enable verification of logical expressions and control attributes in your testing workflows. The new activities are:

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