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UiPath string manipulation

String manipulation is the process of analyzing a given string and applying different methods in order to replace, split, find characters or perform any other string transformations. Knowing how to manipulate strings plays a crucial role in most text processing tasks. Some tasks can be as simple as replacing a character meanwhile, others can be very complex. So, knowing all …

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Write DataTable to Excel in UiPath

Now that you know how to read data from excel, the next thing you have to learn is how to write data to excel using UiPath. Business use case Let’s imagine the client is asking you to create an automation which reads a table from a web page and save its content into an Excel file. For this tutorial, to …

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Read Excel file with UiPath

In the following article, I will show you step-by-step on how to read an Excel file with UiPath. Business use case Let’s imagine the Human Resource Department sent you an email requesting a new report with all employees from the IT Department who started in the last 6 months. The data will be extracted from an Excel file (attached to …

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Get Table From Email with UiPath

Many times I encountered requests to extract specific tables from the content of an email. I discovered that with UiPath this is quite straightforward, although it has some tricky parts as well. If you’re still new to UiPath, you can find how to download emails by following this article: How to download emails with UiPath. New Project First let’s create …

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UiPath Chrome extension

Recently, I’ve installed the UiPath Chrome extension. I found out that it was not working properly. So, I did some research to found out the cause and fix it. I discovered I wasn’t the only person having this issue. Others reported the same problem. We detected that you are trying to capture in a browser and your extension is not …

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Get files from a folder with UiPath

In this exercise, I will show you how to build an automation in UiPath which gets all the files from a specific folder and write their names into a TXT file. New Process First, create a new process. Enter a suggestive Name like 01GetFilesFromFolder. Next, enter a Description for the automation. In my case, I went with “The automation gets …

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Level 1 – Foundation Training Course (Part 3)

Lesson 6 In this lesson, I will present you the selectors in UiPath. A selector is a way to identify User Interface elements on the screen and it has the structure of an XML. Most of the time, the selector is generated automatically by UiPath Studio. Understanding selectors is important because in other cases it has to be manually generated …

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Level 1 – Foundation Training Course (Part 2)

Lesson 4 In this lesson, you will learn the basics on how to use the recorder and how to get information out of different applications. I will show you some tips and tricks that you can use in real case scenarios. Recording UiPath allows you to record and replay actions. The outcome is a Recording Sequence which you can later …

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Level 1 – Foundation Training Course (Part 1)

Course 2018.3 The course contains 13 lessons. At the end of each lesson you must take a simple exam. The purpose is to test your knowledge. Also it’s a good practice to identify your strengths and weaknesses. At the end of all 13 lessons you have to take the final exam and this will complete the course. Lesson 1 This …

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My journey with UiPath

Getting started Every journey starts with a plan. Some of us spend a considerable amount of time on planning, but in my case and in this particular situation, I decided to keep the plan plain and simple. Two days ago I agreed to start learning UiPath in order to obtain the RPA Developer Advanced Certification. Therefore my plan is simple: …

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