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Create Your First Library In Uipath






Purpose Of Library





Scenario





Create The Library




  1. Go to "New Project" and select "Library".
  2. Picture showing the Library template while creating a new project in UiPath studio

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  3. A popup window will come to enter the project name and path. Click on the "Create" button.
  4. Picture showing the window to enter the project name, path and description

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  5. Once the project is created, go to the file "NewActivity.xaml".
  6. Inside the "NewActivity.xaml", create 2 arguments. The argument "inputFolderPath" inputs the folder path and the argument "outputFilesCount" is the output argument that returns the count of files.
  7. Picture showing the 2 arguments used in the library based project in uipath

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  8. Drag and drop the "Assign" activity and set the value to "outputFilesCount" arguments.
  9. Picture showing the assign activity to assign the value to inputFolderPath variable

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  10. Save the library project.

Publish The Library




  1. Click on the "Publish" button in the "Design" tab.
  2. Picture showing the Publish button for publishing the bot

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  3. A window will appear to set the project properties. Click on the "Next" button.
  4. Picture showing the first window of the publishing wizard in Uipath

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  5. In the next window, select the "Publish options". Here, set the "Publish To" to "Custom" and set the "Custom URL" to the local path.
  6. Picture showing the second window of the publishing wizard in Uipath

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  7. Click on the "Publish" button.
  8. Once the publish is completed, you will get the following message.
  9. Picture showing the window that confirms that package is published

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  10. The package is created with the file extension ".nupkg".
  11. Picture showing the library file published on the local drive

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Add Library In Uipath Studio




  1. Go to "Home" → "Settings" → "Manage Sources".
  2. Picture showing the Manage Sources for adding the library path

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  3. Click on the "+" button to add the package path.
  4. Enter the "Name" and "Source" and click on the "Add" button.
  5. Picture showing the screen for adding the library path

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Use Library In The New Project




  1. Create a new project of type "Process".
  2. Once the project is created, click on the "Manage Packages" in the "Design" tab.
  3. A popup window will appear. Go to "MyPackage" and click on the required library.
  4. Picture showing the process of adding the library in the process in Uipath

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  5. Click on "Install" and then "Save".
  6. Once installed, the library will appear on the activities window.
  7. Picture showing the library added in the activity window of the Uipath

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  8. Drag and drop the "NewActivity" activity and set the arguments.
  9. Finally, display the count in the message box.
  10. Save and run the bot.
  11. Picture showing the New Activity of the library on the designer

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Output


Picture showing the output of the process in UiPath

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Friday, March 26, 2021

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