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Create dictionary type variables

  • Updated: 8/11/2021
    • Automation 360 v.x
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Create dictionary type variables

Use Automation 360 to create dictionary type variables using different dictionary subtypes and key value type parameters.

Prerequisites

  • Ensure you have access to the Control Room.
  • You must have credentials with AAE_Basic permissions.
  • Your workstation must be a registered device in the Control Room.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Control Room.
  2. On the left pane, click Automation.
    A list of available bots and forms is displayed.
  3. Click the Create a bot icon.
  4. In the Name field, enter DictionaryMapping, and click Create & Edit.
  5. Create four new custom variables:
    1. Create a new Dictionary1 variable of Type > Dictionary and Subtype > String, and then click Apply.
    2. Create a new Dictionary2 variable of Type > Dictionary and Subtype > String, select Use as output, click Add (+) sign, and enter Key and Value as strings, and then click Apply.
    3. Create a new Dictionary3 variable of Type > Dictionary and Subtype > Number, click Add sign, and enter Key as a string and Value as a number, and then click Apply.
    4. Create a new Dictionary4 variable of Type > Dictionary and Subtype > Any, click Add sign, and enter Type > String > Key > Name > Value as a number Type > Datetime > Key > Date, enter Value for Datetime location, enter Type > Boolean > Key > Result > Value > True, and then click Apply.
  6. In the Actions pane, find Message box. In Enter the message to display, enter F2, and select the variable Dictionary1 > Dictionary key > Name.
  7. Save the bot and run the DictionaryMapping TaskBot.
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