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Working in the Palette

Updated on November 10, 2021

The Palette contains only those components used in the current automation.

Like an artist’s palette, the Robot Studio Palette provides a clean, well-organized location containing only the necessary items used to build the current automation. The Palette always occupies the left side of the screen.

The Palette has two containers:

  • Globals container: Controls that are global in nature, such as Office connectors or sensitive-data locks. Global items can be used throughout the project.
  • Locals container: Controls that are local in nature, such as variables, workflow items, and
Controls stored in the Palette for a specific automation.

To add an item to the Palette: drag the control from the Toolbox to the Automation Surface.

To select properties, methods, and events for a control: drag the control from the Palette to the Automation Surface. When the Select Action dialog opens, click the More menu to see the properties, methods, and events for that control.

The following figure shows the Select Action dialog with properties, methods, and events displayed.

Select Action dialog
Figure of Select Action dialog showing properties, methods, and

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