Set and Get Functions in Microsoft Word

This bot performs Set and Get functions. It extracts Content and Legacy control data to a text file or sets the values from the input parameter to a Content or Legacy Word document.

Top Benefits

  • Increase efficiency
  • Increase accuracy
  • Reduce team time spent on a mundane task

Tasks

  • Reads a config file
  • Sets data from Input file to the content or legacy controls in a Word document
  • Extracts data from content or legacy controls and creates a text file with the values

This bot performs Set and Get functions. It extracts Content and Legacy control data to a text file or sets the values from the input parameter to a Content or Legacy Word document.

Use Case: When the task of extracting values or entering values from Content or Legacy controls of a Word document is performed manually by a user, it is a manually intensive and error-prone activity. This bot automates the activity to improve the efficiency and accuracy of the process.

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Free

Bot Security Program
Level 1
Applications
Business Process
Category
Downloads
76
Vendor
Automation Type
Bot
Last Updated
February 19, 2021
First Published
June 5, 2020
Enterprise Version
11.3
Community Version
11.3.1
ReadMe
ReadMe
Support

See the Bot in Action

Input sample for Set Content Legacy function
Output for Set Content Legacy Function
Input sample for Get Content Legacy function
Output file for Get Content Legacy function
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Input sample for Set Content Legacy function
Output for Set Content Legacy Function
Input sample for Get Content Legacy function
Output file for Get Content Legacy function

Setup Process

Install

Download the Bot and follow the instructions to install it in your AAE Control Room.

Configure

Open the Bot to configure your username and other settings the Bot will need (see the Installation Guide or ReadMe for details.)

Run

That's it - now the Bot is ready to get going!

Requirements and Inputs

  • Word Document with Controls for data to be filled in to be kept in the Output Folder
  • Input for Set Function - Word File Path, Input file with values to be entered
  • Input for Get Function - Word File Path