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greeny129
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Dynamic UI Element (Use variable) Desktop

Ok short but sweet. how the heck do you use a variable in the selector builder?, it seems not to parse it and is unable to find window.  To replicate

 

-Create a desktop flow

-Open a blank Excel doc

-Capture something from toolbar and click it

-Try running - runs fine

-create a variable with your workbook name (Book1)

-Now alter the UI element to use name and process

-Alter name to be contains with the value as your variable i.e. %MyWorkBookName%

-the connector should look like this:

:desktop > window[Name*="%ExcelWorkBookName%"][Process="EXCEL"]

-Now save it

-Try running - watch in amazement as it cant find the window

 

Any help appreciated!The story is I have many excel docs which have repeatable actions - i want 1 subflow per action that i can just pass workbook name to...

 

That siad i would love to call a different flow (not sub flow) although seems not possible in desktop, and even if it was the above issue still makes it impossible to have a modular approach!

 

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