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Event design blocks

Updated on October 19, 2022

An automation must contain at least one initiating event to execute. The event can originate from interrogated controls, adapters, entry points, and Windows form/App Bar controls.

After you have identified the initiating event, you drag the event from the Palette to the Automation Surface. A design block is displayed on the automation to represent the event. Here is an example of a design block for the Click event of an interrogated button:

Event design block
Event design block with design elements highlighted.

Events are designated by a green E icon. Note that event blocks do not have input event ports and the only data that can be sent from an event is the sender object.

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