List Environment Variables

Declaration

<AMLISTENVIRONMENTVARIABLES RESULTDATASET="Text" TYPE="Text" />

See Also

List Environment Variables Action-Setting Properties About Datasets

Description

Populates a dataset with the names and values of a specified type of environment variable.

Practical Usage

Used to create an AutoMate dataset that lists the names and values of a specified type of environment variable. The data can then be extracted from the dataset using other actions such as Loop Dataset or Dataset to Cells.

Parameters

General Tab

Environment Variable Scope

Text, Optional - Default "User"
MARKUP: TYPE="USER"

Specifies the scope of the environment variable.

Options are:
 

Create and Populate Dataset

Variable, Required
MARKUP: RESULTDATASET="datasetname"

Specifies name of the AutoMate dataset that should be populated with the names and values of the environment variables.

Notes

Custom Description

This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.

More on setting custom step description

Standard Error Handling Options

This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.

More on Error Handling Options

Variables and Expressions

All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.

More on variables
More on expressions

More on the expression builder

Example

NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.

<AMLISTENVIRONMENTVARIABLES RESULTDATASET="EnvrmtVarDataset" TYPE="USER" />