Configure exception and error handling in WinAutomation

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Exception and error handling is a mechanism that allows WinAutomation to handle and recover from unexpected circumstances and issues that might occur during the execution of a process.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Configure the exception handling properties of individual actions.
  • Set up exception blocks that will handle possible exceptions from groups of actions.
  • Configure the error handling properties of individual processes.
  • Apply global error handling properties that will come into effect when any process fails.


  • Basic familiarity with the WinAutomation Console and Process Designer.