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Robot User Guide
Last updated Jul 15, 2024

Automation Store Widget

The Automation Store widget provides users easy access to internal ready-to-go automations available in the Automation Store directly from the UiPath® Assistant.

Prerequisites

To use the Automation Store widget, the following conditions must be met:

  • The Assistant must be connected to a tenant that has Automation Store enabled and some automations deployed.
  • UiPath® Assistant version 2021.10 or later is installed.
  • A policy is configured in Automation Ops to deploy this widget to your Assistant.
    Note: Automation Store is available only with an enterprise license or under an enterprise trial.
    Important: The Automation Store widget is only available if you are both connected and signed in to an Orchestrator server URL.

Installing an Automation

All automations available in the Automation Store can be found on the UiPath® Assistant homepage, in the Automation Store section. To add an automation to your list of processes, select the automation and click Install.

Important: When the Automation Store Widget is used on macOS, only cross-platform automations can be run. Automations not built for cross-platform fail with the following error when started: The process cannot run on macOS because it is not compatible with this platform.

Field Descriptions for Automations

Selecting an automation displays additional information about it, as described in the following table.

Field

Description

Title

The title of the automation. Clicking the title takes you to the Automation Store webpage for the specific automation.

Category

Displays the category of the automation (e.g. HR, Finance, IT).

Description

Description of the automation provided by the author.

Rating

The average rating of the automation based on user feedback.

Reviews

The total number of reviews.

Author

The name of the person who built the automation.

Number of downloads

How many people downloaded the automation.

Avg savings a month

How many hours, on average, the automation saves the business user.

Media

Media provided by the author for the automation, if available.

Applications

What applications are used in the automation (e.g. Excel, Outlook).

Send a review or question

Click this link to go to the Automation Store webpage where you can add a review or a question about the automation.

Tags

This section displays custom tags added for the automation.

Updating an Installed Automation

If an update is available for an automation added from the Automation Store, the Update tab is displayed when you select the automation from the list. Select the Update tab and then click the Update button to get the latest version.

Sharing an Idea in Automation Hub

If you know of a repetitive task or a process that could be automated, you can easily go to Automation Hub and share your idea directly from the Assistant by clicking the Submit an Idea tile from the Launchpad.

This opens a questionnaire in Automation Hub that enables you to add details about your automation idea and submit it for review.

You can enable or disable the "Automation Hub: Submit an Idea" menu from the Launchpad section in the Preferences menu in the UiPath® Assistant.

Deploying the Automation Store Widget

Just like for any other widget, the Automation Store Widget deployment is handled through Automation Ops policies.

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