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Automatically show the input and output parameters of sub files when using execute script

It would be great if we can automatically show input and output parameters when we use the execute script command. In current state we need to manually flip back and forth between scripts and look at the files that have inputs and outputs so we ca...
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Planned for future release

Shortcut to delete all unused objects

To start new projects, we often start by copying another script, leaving many variables, routines or assets without any reference in the development, also because sometimes we forget to delete it, anyway. Given this, it would be very productive...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Use local time-zone in email-search-fliter command

We have to manually calculate the timezone difference before input into the email search filter. Is it possible to give choose-timezone options or use-local-time zone option for this command? It is really inconvented to calculate timezone differen...
about 2 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Is a defect

Execute different parts of the script, skipping some steps of the process

The idea would be to be able to execute different parts of the script, skipping some steps of the process without these steps being processed, that is, we can execute the beginning of the script and jump to the end of it without having to process ...
3 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Chatbot data source for Dashboard

The Dashboard feature of IBM RPA does not have a dedicate data source for chatbots. Creating dashboards for chatbots that use guided user interaction (i.e. limited options for the user) is simple enough, just using counters is enough. For chatbots...
10 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Human-in-the-loop Command improvement

Functionality that would be helpful is if our human in the loop commands had these additional functionality. Multiple Select Options - Have the ability to have customizable Buttons and dropdowns by feeding in a list Allow for message box command t...
9 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

Include DBA out-of-the-box connectors with IBM RPA

It would be nice to have BAW, ODM, Filenet, CMOD connectors to be pullable as commands instead of always built from scratch. This has been listed as a reason why customer is no longer interested in IBM RPA. We speak to our placement within the clo...
over 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration

The possibility of deleting disable schedules

In the WebClient, a user could delete disabled schedules, because why keep a really old and obsolete schedule, if he can delete, will be good to make the client leaner.
about 1 year ago in Robotic Process Automation 0 Future consideration

RPA Support for Edge

We need to support Edge for IBM RPA
12 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Planned for future release

Process - Clear data

After development and testing could have a button to clear all data of process, to go into production with no values
8 months ago in Robotic Process Automation 1 Future consideration