Create Variable

The Create Variable actionAn instruction within a Botflow. adds a variable to a botflowRPA file comprised of RPA actions designed to automate tasks. while a script is running.

Using the Create Variable action, you can create:

  • Temporary variables that will later be deleted.
  • Variables on an as needed basis.

Some examples of using the Create Variable action are, creating:

  • A temporary variable to hold the product of an equation.
  • All of the variables needed for a loop iteration.
  • A variable for a required culture shift.

Add a Create Variable action to a botflow

This example provides the steps necessary to add a Create Variable action to a botflow.

To add a Create Variable action to a botflow:

  1. On the Actions list, click Data and then click Create Variable from the Variables list.
  2. The Create Variable Action Builder window displays.

  3. Set the Create Variable settings.
  4. Name: Type the variable name in the Name field.

    Type: Select the variable type from the drop-down list.

    Value: Optionally, type a value in the Value field.

    Note: Optionally, type a note in the Note field.

    Overwrite: Check the box to set the variable setting to overwrite an existing variable with the same name.

  1. If needed, adjust the Run Error Task settings to fine tune how the action runs.
  2. If needed, adjust the Run Switch setting to create the action without running it.
  1. Optionally, add an action note.
  2. Click OK to add the Create Variable action to the botflow.

See also Variables.