C# Script

This activity allows running custom C# code within the robot's virtualized environment.

Properties

Input

  • Code: click on the button mceclip1.png to open the code editor:

Click on Generate Code Starter to generate the "Hello world!" code.

Validate your code using the "Validate Code" button.

If your code is correct, a pop-up message will inform you that "Source code is valid".

If your code is NOT correct, another pop-up message will appear, informing the code is not correct and offering suggestions.

In the case below, on line 20, " is expected to close the string "este numarul total de mesaje

The error is registered also in the Error List section.

Same situation if the ; is missing on line 19.

  • Method Name: default value MainMethod

Misc

  • Display Name: action display name in your implementation project

  • Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.

  • Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.

  • Abort on Error: True/False

  • Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.

Use Case

Potential Use Cases

  • Parse a .csv file for master data synchronization between 2 different systems

  • Call information from multiple sources in order to build an automation algorithm

Examples of Using C# Code

Example

In this example, the robot will generate a .jpg file based on the input received from the activity Get Image.

Watch the robot in action:

You can see how C# Script activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:

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