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BenDenBlanken
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UI Flows for desktop no longer working

Hi all,

 

A generic topic title but all my UI Flows which I have previously build are no longer working. Last week I had build the calculator sample and another which worked fine. Now when I try to run them I get an error on the first step after the launch. The complete error is on the post below. All other desktop UI Flows I build have the same error.

Is this a known issue? It's kinda sad as I wanted to show this functionality at our local user group this tuesday 😅

 

Here is a screenshot of the flow:

UIFlowError.jpg

 

Here is the complete error:

GeneralScriptExecutionError. Script execution failed with exception: Newtonsoft.Json.JsonSerializationException: Error converting value "68;46;125;41" to type 'System.Windows.Rect'. Path 'elementStack[0].boundingRectangle'. ---> System.ArgumentException: Could not cast or convert from System.String to System.Windows.Rect. at Newtonsoft.Json.Utilities.ConvertUtils.EnsureTypeAssignable(Object value, Type initialType, Type targetType) at Newtonsoft.Json.Utilities.ConvertUtils.ConvertOrCast(Object initialValue, CultureInfo culture, Type targetType) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.EnsureType(JsonReader reader, Object value, CultureInfo culture, JsonContract contract, Type targetType) --- End of inner exception stack trace --- at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.EnsureType(JsonReader reader, Object value, CultureInfo culture, JsonContract contract, Type targetType) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.SetPropertyValue(JsonProperty property, JsonConverter propertyConverter, JsonContainerContract containerContract, JsonProperty containerProperty, JsonReader reader, Object target) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.PopulateObject(Object newObject, JsonReader reader, JsonObjectContract contract, JsonProperty member, String id) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.CreateObject(JsonReader reader, Type objectType, JsonContract contract, JsonProperty member, JsonContainerContract containerContract, JsonProperty containerMember, Object existingValue) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.PopulateList(IList list, JsonReader reader, JsonArrayContract contract, JsonProperty containerProperty, String id) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.CreateList(JsonReader reader, Type objectType, JsonContract contract, JsonProperty member, Object existingValue, String id) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.SetPropertyValue(JsonProperty property, JsonConverter propertyConverter, JsonContainerContract containerContract, JsonProperty containerProperty, JsonReader reader, Object target) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.PopulateObject(Object newObject, JsonReader reader, JsonObjectContract contract, JsonProperty member, String id) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.CreateObject(JsonReader reader, Type objectType, JsonContract contract, JsonProperty member, JsonContainerContract containerContract, JsonProperty containerMember, Object existingValue) at Newtonsoft.Json.Serialization.JsonSerializerInternalReader.Deserialize(JsonReader reader, Type objectType, Boolean checkAdditionalContent) at Newtonsoft.Json.JsonSerializer.DeserializeInternal(JsonReader reader, Type objectType) at Newtonsoft.Json.Linq.JToken.ToObject(Type objectType, JsonSerializer jsonSerializer) at Newtonsoft.Json.Linq.JToken.ToObject(Type objectType) at Newtonsoft.Json.Linq.JToken.ToObject[T]() at Microsoft.Flow.RPA.Agent.Engine.Operations.UIAActionHelper.<>c__DisplayClass3_0.<<ExecuteUIAAction>b__0>d.MoveNext() --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown --- at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw() at Microsoft.Flow.RPA.Common.Algorithms.AsyncRetry.<Retry>d__3`1.MoveNext() --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown --- at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw() at Microsoft.Flow.RPA.Common.Algorithms.AsyncRetry.<Retry>d__3`1.MoveNext() --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown --- at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw() at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TaskAwaiter.HandleNonSuccessAndDebuggerNotification(Task task) at Microsoft.Flow.RPA.Agent.Engine.Operations.UIAActionHelper.<ExecuteUIAAction>d__3.MoveNext() --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown --- at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw() at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TaskAwaiter.HandleNonSuccessAndDebuggerNotification(Task task) at Microsoft.Flow.RPA.Agent.Engine.Operations.RpaBaseAction.<OnExecute>d__3.MoveNext() --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown --- at System.Runtime.ExceptionServices.ExceptionDispatchInfo.Throw() at System.Runtime.CompilerServices.TaskAwaiter.HandleNonSuccessAndDebuggerNotification(Task task) at Microsoft.Flow.RPA.Agent.Engine.RpaScriptExecutionEngine.<ExecuteActionOperation>d__8.MoveNext()

 

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Anonymous
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Hello, 

i've also faced the same issue...it seems to be a bug, however i managed to workaround the issue by editing the json related to the action and changing the character ";" to "," for the boundingRectangle property. 

 

Example: "boundingRectangle": "96,0,946,728"

 

Hope it helps

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Lan
Employee
Employee

This is a bug on some international locale. We had released a QFE on 2/12. Please download the new one and try again it should fix the issue. Please let us know if you still see unexpected behaviors. Thank you very much for your feedback! 

 

Lan Li

Program manager Microsoft

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Anonymous
Not applicable

Hello, 

i've also faced the same issue...it seems to be a bug, however i managed to workaround the issue by editing the json related to the action and changing the character ";" to "," for the boundingRectangle property. 

 

Example: "boundingRectangle": "96,0,946,728"

 

Hope it helps

Hi,

 

Thank you this "worked". It's strange this now happens and very annoying to change all steps.

Someone, please fix this is so annoying having to change all of the steps...

Lan
Employee
Employee

This is a bug on some international locale. We had released a QFE on 2/12. Please download the new one and try again it should fix the issue. Please let us know if you still see unexpected behaviors. Thank you very much for your feedback! 

 

Lan Li

Program manager Microsoft

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