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Extract Table Data

The Extract Table Data activity allows you to extract data when working with table structures in various business applications. For example, you can use it for extracting data from 1C reference tables and documents (classifications, invoices etc.) of from any other table form that has rows and headings, like the settings menu of the Notepad application.

You can use this activity to extract data from the outdated programs you cannot apply Native method to.

Activity settings

Activity settings are configured automatically using the target searching method. You can change them if you need. To open the settings window, click on the activity on the process diagram.

Parameters Tab

The Parameters tab displays the basic activity parameters, target parameters, and control parameters.

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Basic parameters:

  • Name. The activity name on the process diagram. It is set by the template when adding the activity. If you want to change the name, you can do it in this field;
  • Parameter. Select the process context variable for keeping the table data in. You can use the variable of the Table type.

Read more about target and control parameters in the "Basic activity settings principles" article.

Conditions Tab

Read more about the Conditions tab in the "Basic activity settings principles" article.