Choose Folder

This action allows you to select a folder. The output can be stored to a string variable and its value is the folder path.



  • Output: the name of the variable to hold the chosen path.


  • 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

  • Select the folder with invoices or other documents to be processed

  • Select the folder where processed documents or generated reports to be placed

Examples of Using Choose Folder

Please see below a video that exemplifies the usage of the Choose Folder activity:

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

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