Use WinAutomation to interact with windows and applications

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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.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

UI elements are identified through controls, which can be captured and used in UI/Windows-related actions.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Learn about the concept of UI elements and controls.
  • Discover the window and element-handling capabilities of WinAutomation.


  • Basic familiarity with the WinAutomation Process Designer