New Touch Actions
A Touch File and Touch Folder Action have been added allowing the user to modify the Created, Modified and Accessed date and time of a file or folder.
New Set Folder Action
A Set Folder Action has been added allowing the user to set the Foxtrot RPA working directory.
New Move Me Action
A Move Me Action has been added allowing the ability to move the Foxtrot RPA window.
Saving a project to a network folder is now more reliable. In previous versions, the project was saved directly to the network folder. In some scenarios, the save would fail due to network latency and the project could become corrupt or lost completely. Now, the project is saved to a local temp folder and copied to the network drive preventing saving disruptions.
Improved If Action
The If Action has been improved to offer a the target’s text option when working with a list or dropdown in a desktop application.
New Email Tokens
When using the Expression Builder inside a Loop Email loop, the following tokens have been added under the Loop view:
- Current Email Sent Time
- Current Email Sent Time (Military)
Improved Email Actions
The Get Email, Copy Email, and Move Email Actions have been optimized so there is no longer a lag when creating or editing the Action.
Preferences have been added for the Copy Email and Move Email Actions allowing the user o set default values for Action settings.
Fixed: Formula Action
In previous versions, if a field used in a Formula Action contained text that matched the name of a function (such as “Time”), the formula would evaluate incorrectly. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Login Problems
In previous versions, users would log in and see a white screen and were unable to perform any tasks. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Send Email Action
In the previous version, setting up an outgoing SMTP email account required a password. This requirement has been removed and the password is now optional. This allows the Send Email Action to work with outgoing SMTP servers who do not require a password.
Fixed: Empty Email Account Appearing
In previous versions, an empty Email Account was being added to existing projects when opened. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Excel Target Rules
In previous versions, Rules were not available when targeting the titlebar of Excel. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Mouse Sequence Lockup
In previous versions, a Mouse Sequence would lock up in certain scenarios if it contains a Mouse Down and Mouse Up Action. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Import Wizard
In previous versions, the Import Wizard would import items even if they were unchecked. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Click Action
In previous versions, a Click Action would fail to save the Bypass Mouse option correctly. This has been fixed.
This release also includes multiple minor bug fixes and usability improvements.
New Email Capability
Foxtrot RPA is now capable of working directly with email message. Start by adding an Email Account to your project (just like you would a Task or Variable). Then create and run a Get Email Action which will download email messages directly into the Email view of your project. Once downloaded, the Loop Email Action can be used to work the list of email messages.
The following Actions can be used to work with email messages:
Copies an email message to an inbox folder.
Deletes an attachment from an email message.
Deletes an email message.
Forwards an email message.
Retrieves email messages from an email server.
Begins a loop that iterates thru email messages.
Marks an email message as Read.
Marks an email message as Unread.
Moves an email message to a new inbox folder.
Sends a reply to an email message.
Saves an email attachment.
Sends an email to one or more recipients.
Sorts a list of email messages.
New Email Tokens
When using the Expression Builder inside a Loop Email loop, the following tokens will be available under the Loop view. Using an If Action, these tokens can be used to examine various parts of an email message and respond accordingly:
- Current Email Attachment Count
- Current Email Attachment Name
- Current Email Body
- Current Email Body Length
- Current Email Cc
- Current Email Cc Count
- Current Email From
- Current Email From (Friendly)
- Current Email Is Deleted
- Current Email Is Disabled
- Current Email Is Draft
- Current Email Is High Priority
- Current Email Is HTML
- Current Email Is Low Priority
- Current Email Is Normal Priority
- Current Email Is Permanently Deleted
- Current Email Is Read
- Current Email Is Unread
- Current Email Priority
- Current Email Recipient Count
- Current Email Sent Date
- Current Email Sent Date (Friendly)
- Current Email Sent DateTime Stamp
- Current Email Subject
- Current Email To
- Current Email To Count
The following tokens have been added to the Computer view of the Expression Builder:
- Screen Resolution
- Screen Resolution Height
- Screen Resolution Width
Improved Open App Action
In addition to being able to create an Open App Action by targeting the titlebar of an application, this Action now also be created by selecting Open Appunder the Computer Action group.
New Show View Action View
The Show View Action can now be used to switch to the new Email view.
Fixed: Importing Data from SQL Server
In previous versions, the data import wizard would freeze in certain situations when importing from SQL server. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Excel Searching
In previous versions, when searching Excel the search would erroneously loop back to the beginning if no forward results were found. This has been fixed and search now properly stop at the end of the target region.
Fixed: Recorded Mouse Sequence
In previous versions, a recorded Mouse Sequence would be inserted in the incorrect location in a project in certain scenarios. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Open Data Action
In previous versions, the Open Data Action would erroneously switch the run settings to Run All Records. This has been fixed, and now the run settings remain on Run Once.
Fixed: Enter Key Action
In previous versions, when creating an Enter Key Action that targets an Emulator screen, the settings would not save. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Computer Up Time Token
In previous versions, the Computer Up Time token would show negative values in certain scenarios. This has been fixed.
Fixed: Stay on Top
In previous versions, in certain situations, turning on the Stay On Top option would cause the main application window to be placed in front of popup messages. This has been fixed.