Available Actions

The left pane in Task Builder contains all available actions categorized into folders. Each action has its own purpose and set of properties. Following is an alphabetical list of all available actions with links to the topics describing them.

 

AD Object to Dataset Action: Setting Properties, Technical reference

Activate Cell Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Activate Worksheet Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Add Worksheet Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Append to Environment Variable Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Authenticate Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

BASIC Script Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Backup AutoMate Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Block Input Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Break Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

CD Player Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Calculate File Checksum Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Case Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Cells to Dataset Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Change Folder Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Change Printer Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Check Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Choice Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Clear (Clipboard) Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Click Mouse Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Close SQL Connection Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Close Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Close Workbook  Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Common Dialogs Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Compare Files Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Compress Files Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Concatenate Files Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Connect Terminal Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Connect to Network Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Control Terminal Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Convert Case Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Copy (Clipboard) Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Copy File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create AD Group Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create AD Object Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create AD User Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create Array Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create Folder Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create Key Container Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create Object Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create Variable Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create Workbook Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Create XML Node Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Cut (To Clipboard) Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

DDE Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Dataset to Cells Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Dataset to XML Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Decompress Files Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Decrement Variable Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Decrypt Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Define Type Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Delete AD Object Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Delete Environment Variable Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Delete File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Delete Key Container Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Delete XML Node or Attribute Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Disconnect Terminal Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Display Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Edit XML Node Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Else Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Empty Recycle Bin Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Enable/Disable Task Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Encrypt Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

End Case Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

End If Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

End Loop Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

End Process Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

End Select Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

End XML Session Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Evaluate XPath Expression Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Exchange Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Execute DLL Function Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Execute Web Service Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Extract XML Fragment Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Advanced Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Change Folder Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Create Folder Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Delete Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Download Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Log Off Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Log On Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Remove Folder Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Rename Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

FTP Upload Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Find Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Focus Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Format Date / Time Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Generate Key File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Generate Password Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get AD Group Members Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get AD Object Path Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get AD Object Property Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Active Cell Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Active Worksheet Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Cell Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Clipboard Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get E-Mail Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Environment Variable Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get File(s) Information Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Process Information Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Selected List Item Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Selected Tree Item Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Service State Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Sub Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Terminal Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Get Volume Information Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Goto Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

HTTP Download Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

HTTP Post/Put Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Hide Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Hold Down Key Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If AD Object Exists Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If Compare Files Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If File Exists Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If Folder Exists Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If Last Step Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If Pixel Exists Action: Setting Properties, Technical References

If Process Running Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If Text Contains Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

If Window Exists Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Increment Variable Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Input Box Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Insert Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Install Service Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Join File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Label Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

List AD Object Paths Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

List Environment Variables Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

List Services Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Lock Workstation Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Log Event Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Log Off Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop Array Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop Dataset Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop Expression Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop File Contents Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop Files Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop List Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop List Control Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop Processes Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop Tree Control Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Loop Windows Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

MSMQ (Microsoft Messaging Queue) Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Map Drive Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Maximize Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Merge XML Files Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Message Box Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Minimize Windows Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Modify AD Group Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Modify AD User Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Modify AD Object Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Move File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Move Mouse Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Move Mouse to Object Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Move Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Open SQL Connection Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Open Web Page Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Open Workbook Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Output XML Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Pad Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Paste Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Pause Service Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Pause Task Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Ping Machine Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Play Audio Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Press Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Print Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

ReDim Array Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Read Timer Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Read XML Node Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Read from File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Registry Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Release Key Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Remove Folder Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Remove Service Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Rename AD Object Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Rename File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Rename Folder Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Replace Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Resize Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Restart (Windows) Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Restore Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Resume Service Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Run Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

SNMP Get Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

SNMP Get Next Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

SNMP Get Bulk Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

SNMP Send Trap Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

SNMP Set Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

SNMP Walk Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

SQL Query Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Select Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Select Item Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Select List Item Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Select Tree Item Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Send E-Mail Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Send Keystrokes Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Send Terminal Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Set AD Object Property Action:  Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Set Attributes Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Set Cell Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Set Clipboard Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Set Date and Time Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Set Environment Variable Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Set Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Set Variable Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Shut Down (Computer) Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Shut Down AutoMate Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Sign Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Sign XML Document Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Speak Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Split File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Start Service Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Start Task Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Start Timer Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Start XML Session Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Stop Service Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Stop Task Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Stop Timer Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Stored Procedure Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Suspend/Hibernate Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Synchronize Folders Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Touch File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Transform XML Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Trigger Task Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Trim Text Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Unhide Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Validate XML Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Verify Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Verify XML Document: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Volume Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Wait Terminal Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Wait for File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Wait for Pixel Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Wait for Pointer Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Wait for Process Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Wait for Window Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Write to File Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

Write to Log Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

XML Node to Dataset Action: Setting Properties, Technical Reference

 

See Also

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