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Adding a Label and Jump To component to automations

Updated on October 19, 2022

Use Label and Jump To (label) items to connect one set of automation steps to a different set.

Labels are similar to bookmarks in Word. You can flag an automation block as a Label and then jump to that block when necessary. For example, if you need to connect a variable to a method, instead of a long execution line or data path, you can quickly connect them with a Label-Jump To pair.

Once the steps in the Jump To subautomation complete, the automation resumes at the point where the Jump To (link) was executed.

Note: This functionality can only be used within the same automation.
  1. On the Automation Surface, right-click to open the options menu.
  2. Click AddLabel.
    Add Label menu
    Automation surface right-click menu with Add options shown and Label highlighted.
  3. On the automation block, click the label name to edit the name and give it a more descriptive title.
    Renaming a label

    A Label automation block being renamed to Login Sequence.
    You can include additional parameters by clicking the + button.

  4. On the Automation Surface, right-click and select Jump ToLogin Sequence (or the default or customized label name).Result: When you link up and run your automation, Robot Studio now jumps to the subautomation, starting from the Label automation block. Once the subautomation completes, the automation resumes at the Jump To automation block.
    Automation with Jump To Label feature
    Automation blocks illustrating the Jump To Label functionality.

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