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UiPath Release Notes

UiPath Release Notes

November 2020

2020.10.3

Release date: 17 November 2020

What’s New

In this patch, we've fixed an issue with uploading new files to MinIO buckets.

Release Notes Per Product

To find out what changed on each and every component of the UiPath family, feel free to visit the following links:

Bundling Details

UiPathPlatform.exe

The following patch versions are bundled in this UiPathPlatform.exe installer:

Activity Pack Versions

The following activity packages and versions are included in the .msi installer and can be found in the local feed. Packs marked with an asterisk (*) are added as dependencies, by default, to a newly created project in Studio:

Activity Pack

Version

UiPath.UIAutomation.Activities*

v20.10.6

UiPath.System.Activities*

v20.10.1

UiPath.Mail.Activities*

v1.9.3

UiPath.Excel.Activities*

v2.9.3

UiPath.IntelligentOCR.Activities

v4.10.1

UiPath.PDF.Activities

v3.3.0

UiPath.Terminal.Activities

v2.0.1

UiPath.Web.Activities

v1.6.0

UiPath.Word.Activities

v1.5.3

UiPath.Form.Activities

v1.1.7

UiPath.Persistence.Activities*

v1.1.8

UiPath.Presentations.Activities

v1.0.0

UiPath.MobileAutomation.Activities

v20.10.5

UiPath.Testing.Activities

v1.2.4

Action Center Integration with Automation Cloud

Release date: 9 November 2020

What's New

Action Center enables support for long-running unattended workflows that require human intervention as workflow execution is fragmented and can be suspended and resumed at a later time after human input is provided.

This release graduates key features in handling end-to-end business processes, integrating Action Center directly in our Automation Cloud portal and reducing the need for business users interacting with Orchestrator at a minimum. Different business user personas can interact with Action Center through a web interface that is now exposed in the Automation Cloud portal.

The two facets of Action Center are represented by the Processes and Actions sections in Cloud Portal, both accessible from the side navigation menu provided they have been enabled on your Automation Cloud tenant.

See below the highlights of this release.

Triggering Unattended Processes Through Forms

The new Action Center offers a way for business users to launch unattended processes directly from the Automation Cloud portal and provide inputs to Robots, which are subsequently used for successful process execution. They can trigger unattended processes through forms (including file upload) and track the executions.

Classification Station Integration

Classification Station is a new feature that enhances human-robot collaboration by allowing humans to review and correct document classification and splitting results. It can be used both as an attended activity (through Present Classification Station) as well as integrated into Orchestrator’s Action Center by leveraging Long-Running Workflows (through Create Document Classification Action and Wait for Document Classification Action and Resume).

Modern Folder Support

A notable addition in this release includes Action Center support for modern folders. If up until now you were restricted to only using it in classic folders, from now on, you can take advantage of all Action Center goodies regardless of the folder type.
We also added a new page exclusively for the Action Admins in your company, such that they are easily able to allocate and assign actions to any Action User from a centralized location.

Intermediate Save

Beginning with this release, you no longer have to fill in form fields in one go. Simply save the form at any point, and the progress is saved for you to get back to it later on.

Adding File Attachments

As of now, business users can upload files in action forms to facilitate agent verification scenarios such that the Robot can proceed with downstream processing.

The particularities of the upload (e.g., single or multi-file upload, minimum and maximum allowed file size) are configured at design time in Studio, using the Form Designer incorporated in the Create Form Task activity (UiPath.Persistence.Activities activity package v1.1.8+).

PDF Viewer Support

Form actions bring support for PDFs so you can have a look at your PDF files directly from the portal.

Safe JavaScript Executions in Actions Forms

Action Center now allows for JavaScript-based advanced validations and conditions logic.

Resources


Action Center Documentation

The documentation for Action Center services residing in Automaton Cloud can be found in the official Action Center guide.
For the time being, actions can also be managed in Orchestrator services as a way to help you smoothly transition to the new paradigm. To reflect this, Action Center documentation can be found in the Orchestrator guide as well. However, we recommend taking advantage of the new experience, as after the transition is complete, Action Center will be removed from Orchestrator, and so will be the documentation.

Sample Workflows

  • Triggering unattended processes with file upload control through a queue schema.
  1. In Orchestrator, create a new queue and name it Relocation Expenses.
  2. Provide a default value for the BucketName in the queue schema file. The schema can be found in the .zip as the JSON schema For this workflow, the bucket's name is ActionsTest.
  3. In Orchestrator, upload the queue schema file for the Specific Data field of the queue.
  4. Create a queue trigger for every new queue item that is added to the Relocation Expenses queue.
  • PDF Viewer Support in Action Forms
  1. Upload the PDF to the storage bucket using storage bucket activities.
  2. Pass the uploaded file path to the form data through an attribute name having _storage as a suffix (e.g., pdf_storage).
  3. Refer the attribute name (e.g., pdf_storage) in the HTML Element control using an <embed> tag. For example: <embed src={{ data.pdf_storage }} width="600px" height="500px"></embed>.
  4. Do not check the RefreshOnChange property.
  5. Navigate to Edit JSON, search for RefreshOn field, and set the value to the form data attribute (e.g., pdf_storage) and then save.
  • JavaScript Expressions Support in Action Forms
  1. In the property of a form element, go to the Logic tab, then add Advanced Logic.
  2. Select JavaScript for writing data validations and advanced condition expressions.
  3. This JavaScript interpreter does not support DOM APIs. Hence, objects such as fetch, window, browser are not exposed.

Release Notes Per Product

To find out what changed on each and every component of the UiPath family, feel free to visit the following links:

2020.10.2

Release date: 5 November 2020

What’s New

This release brings a couple of fixes to the Orchestrator functionality and installation experience.

Release Notes Per Product

To find out what changed on each and every component of the UiPath family, feel free to visit the following links:

Bundling Details

UiPathPlatform.exe

The following patch versions are bundled in this UiPathPlatform.exe installer:

Activity Pack Versions

The following activity packages and versions are included in the .msi installer and can be found in the local feed. Packs marked with an asterisk (*) are added as dependencies, by default, to a newly created project in Studio:

Activity Pack

Version

UiPath.UIAutomation.Activities*

v20.10.6

UiPath.System.Activities*

v20.10.1

UiPath.Mail.Activities*

v1.9.3

UiPath.Excel.Activities*

v2.9.3

UiPath.IntelligentOCR.Activities

v4.10.1

UiPath.PDF.Activities

v3.3.0

UiPath.Terminal.Activities

v2.0.1

UiPath.Web.Activities

v1.6.0

UiPath.Word.Activities

v1.5.3

UiPath.Form.Activities

v1.1.7

UiPath.Persistence.Activities*

v1.1.8

UiPath.Presentations.Activities

v1.0.0

UiPath.MobileAutomation.Activities

v20.10.5

UiPath.Testing.Activities

v1.2.4

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November 2020


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