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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 17, 2022

Support for writing expressions in "variable fields"

You always have to add extra activities that assigns new values to a variables when working with strings and numeric operations. It would be alot faster save som space if you could write expressions directly in the property fields of activities where now only variables are allowed.

Example:

${firstName} + " " + ${lastName}


Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Joba Diniz
    Aug 15, 2022

    Comment from TTIA:

    • Possibility to use expressions in all value fields of activities – it’s only possible to do this using some specific activities like “Calculate Mathematical Expression”. Would save a lot of time, steps and shorten the list of variables. UiPath has a very nice implementation of this where you can basically write any .net-code when assigning variables etc.