Handle variables in WinAutomation

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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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When developing processes, you may need to re-use information in various actions. Variables act like storage bins that save valuable information when a process is running.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Create, edit and manipulate variables.
  • Examine the variable pane and the variables manager.
  • Become familiar with all the variable data types and their properties.
  • Configure persistent and external variables.


  • Basic familiarity with the WinAutomation console and process designer.