Simulate mouse and keyboard actions by using Power Automate Desktop

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Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example, entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

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Learn how to create processes that simulate mouse movement and clicks, as well as typing and key presses. This module also describes how to select and locate a specific image or area on the screen with the mouse.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Learn how to create a process that simulates human interaction with a PC
  • Learn how to automate simulated mouse movement and clicks
  • Learn how to select and locate a specific image or area on the screen with the mouse
  • Learn how to emulate typing or key presses

Prerequisites

  • Basic familiarity with Power Automate Desktop
  • Basic familiarity with Power Automate Desktop Process Designer Images