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Call C# DLL In Automation Anywhere


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;

namespace TestLibrary {
	public class MyClass {
		public int Sum(int a, int b) {
			return a + b;

Calling C# Code From Automation Anywhere

  1. Open automation anywhere client and login using credentials.
  2. Click on ‘New MetaBot’. A pop window will appear as shown in figure below
  3. Picture showing the New Metabot window for adding the metabot name in automation anywhere
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  4. Enter MetaBot name, select ‘All Applications’ as metabot type and click on ‘Create’ button.
  5. From home screen, click on ‘Add Dll’ button
  6. Picture showing the Add dll button for adding the dll in the metabot
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  7. Once you click on the button, a window will appear to select the dll.
  8. Once you select the dll, it will be added in the metabot.
  9. Picture showing the dll added in the meta bot in the Assets tab
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  10. Next step is to add logic. For adding the logic, click on ‘Add Logic’ button.
  11. Picture showing the Add Logic button in meta bot
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  12. In add logic window, you can see all the classes and methods of the DLL.
  13. Picture showing the add logic window with the dll, class and method information
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  14. You can double click on the function to enter the input variables value
  15. Picture showing a window to enter the input value in the sum function
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  16. Click on ‘Add’.
  17. A logic is added in left side of the designer
  18. Picture showing the code in the designer window
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  19. Save the logic by pressing ‘CTRL+s’
  20. Picture showing the window to save the logic in metabot
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Call Metabot Using Task Bot

  1. Drag and drop the metabot from command window
  2. Picture showing the metabot command in automation anywhere
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  3. Following window will appear
  4. Picture showing the window for selecting the logic
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  5. As we have provided input variables and put the output in clipboard, so no action is required here. Click on ‘Save’.
  6. Finally display the output in message box
  7. Picture showing the message box command to display the output
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Picture showing the message box to display the output
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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
Posted On  -  Friday, June 21, 2019


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