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Save File Dialog

Automation Workshop includes the Save File Dialog Action that requires a user to provide a filename and location on disk. The file itself can be either existing or non-existing. The file path and name is stored as a variable that can be retrieved and used in subsequent Actions by using the Variable Wizard.

Features & highlights

  • Ask a user to choose a location and filename on disk for customizable file types, e.g., *.pdf, *.xlsx, or *.xml.
  • Select the path and filename in the middle of the Task execution.
  • Option to initially look for files in a particular default folder.
  • Use variables from other Actions to highly customize the File Dialog window.


  • Dialog · Set a custom File Dialog title and the starting folder as a default location.
  • Behavior · Configure the functions of the File Dialog buttons.
  • Options · Define custom file masks or wildcards for the drop-down menu.



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