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Access Sharepoint Location Using Automation Anywhere






Add A Network Location




  1. Open SharePoint location in internet explorer.
  2. Go to the ‘Library’ tab and click on ‘Open with Explorer.’
  3. Picture showing the tool bar of SharePoint

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  4. Location gets open in windows explorer.


  5. Picture showing files in SharePoint

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  6. Copy the path of the location and go to ‘This PC’ or ‘Computer’.
  7. Right click on the empty space and click on ‘Add a network location’.


  8. Picture showing 'Add a network location' in context menu

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  9. Following window will appear. Click on ‘Next’ to proceed.


  10. Picture showing first screen of 'Add a network location' wizard

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  11. Following window will appear. In this window, click on the option ‘Choose a custom network location’ and click on ‘Next’ button.


  12. Picture showing the window to specify network location

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  13. Following window will appear. In this window, paste the SharePoint location (copied in point 4) and click on ‘Next’.


  14. Picture showing the window to choose network location in 'Add network location' wizard

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  15. Following window will come. Here, you can specify the name of the location and click on ‘Next’.
  16. Picture showing a window where network location name can be entered

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  17. Click on ‘Finish’.
  18. Picture showing Finish window of 'add network location' wizard

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Picture showing the mapped drive on windows explorer

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Loop Through All The Files In Sharepoint Location




  1. Drag and drop ‘Each file in a folder’ command and you will get following window.
  2. Picture showing loop activity of automation anywhere

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  3. Enter the SharePoint path and click on ‘Save’. To enter the path
    1. Go to the ‘This PC’ or ‘Computer’.
    2. Right-click on the location and click on ‘Properties’.


    3. Picture showing context menu when right-click on mapped network location folder

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    4. Copy the path from the ‘Comments’ section and use it as path.


  4. Picture showing the property window of mapped network location folder

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  5. Add a message with file name and extension.

    Picture showing the message box activity of automation anywhere where variables are added

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Picture showing the output

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Friday, December 21, 2018

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