Get Environment Variable Action—Setting Properties

The Get Environment Variable action is used to populate an AutoMate variable with the value of an environment variable. The AutoMate variable must be created in an earlier step using the Create Variable action.

To set Get Environment Variable properties

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the Environment Variables folder and double-click the Get Environment Variable action or drag it into the Steps pane.

  2. In the Environment variable name box enter the name.

  3. In the Environment variable scope box, select User, Machine, or Process.

  4. In the Populate variable with the value box, select the variable to populate.

  5. To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.

  6. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.

  7. When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Get Environment Variable Action