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Welcome! You've already downloaded and successfully installed Intelligent Automation Cloud – Express or Business. You may already be considering possible use cases for automation that will improve your business. Let's walk through several simple steps in Intelligent Automation Cloud Express, so you can start right away.
In this video, you will see how to install and get started with Intelligent Automation Cloud Express fast.
In this step, you will learn how to run sample recordings WorkFusion Studio to see Express Edition in action. You will run the first sample and see execution progress and results. After that, you can run any WorkFusion Studio sample.
Launch Intelligent Automation Cloud Express by clicking on its icon on your desktop. On launching Express or Business for the first time, you will see the Welcome page. On this page, you can find video tutorials, sample recordings, and links to training materials.
Once the sample recording is opened, you can play it by pressing Play recording.
While the recording is playing, you can see its execution on the screen (opening applications and typing, etc.) and its progress on the progress bar.
Pay attention to the text the bot types! At some point in the script, it will ask you to save a file in your local file system.
After the script's successful execution, you will see green checkmarks in front of each executed step. As a result of the script, you will have a local text file with useful links.
You can run all other sample recordings from the Welcome page this way.
In this step, you will learn how to create a recording of your actions in WorkFusion Studio.
Now, as you got familiar with WorkFusion Studio, let's try to make your first recording.
Let's make a recording which types
My First Recording :) in Notepad and saves it as MyFirstRecording.txt to your desktop.
Here's the order of your steps.
My First Recording:)in the file.
Click Play recording to play your recording.
If your recording is not playing as expected, refer to Troubleshooting > WorkFusion Studio for possible reasons and resolutions.
As the next step of your introduction to Intelligent Automation Cloud – Express and Business, you will see an example of an automated case that was implemented using its functionality. You will import this script in your WorkFusion Studio and run it. You will also be able to play other ready scripts available in our Examples Library.
The script shows how to use WorkFusion Community Forum:
At the end, you will see the Forum login pop-up.
For proper script execution, we recommend using Google Chrome browser.
To run this sample on your PC, follow the steps below.
In this step, you will find more sample scripts in our Examples Library. Follow the instructions there to download and run them. Mind that some scripts may require some edits before execution.
On the previous step, you learned a simple example of Intelligent Automation Cloud Express automated work. But we have more examples in our Examples Library. You can find scripts for different cases that demonstrate both web and desktop automation using browsers, Outlook, Excel, Adobe Reader. By the way, examples contain reusable components that you can use in your own scripts with minimal changes or even without any changes.
Now it's time to create your first script in WorkFusion Studio using the built-in Actions Library.
As the automation example, you will create your own script that will open the feedback page, automatically populate fields with your own values and send us your feedback about this Getting Started page.
Here's what you should do.
feedback_text– Enter text of your feedback about this Getting Started page into Default Value.
Insert the element's XPath:
To click the required radio button, add the Mouse Click action, select Web Element, and paste one of these XPaths into the field depending on your opinion of this Getting Started page:
feedback_textvariable for Input.
Insert the element's XPath:
Now you're almost finished. To press the Submit button, add a Mouse Click action, select Web Element, and paste the button Xpath in the field:
There are several sources where you can get help.