Robusta Release Notes

Release Notes 2022.05
Update Date: 05.2022

What's New in Version 05.2022

• Special character entry is blocked for the process name and key fields.
• Non-application variables used for Orchestrator applications can be viewed and updated.
• The version of the imported process in the exported environment has been added as data-object.
• Validation error is provided for incorrectly entered "process key".
• Close connection feature has been added under the Mail component.
• Horizontal merge support has been added to the dataset merge activity so that two datasets can be merged side by side.
• Wildcard support has been added to title search in Window actions method.
• Bug fix for deformed mail attachment names resulting from special characters in mail send activity.
• The exception type was updated as SQLException in all methods of the database component and the SQL error code values ​​received were added to the error messages returned.
• Defining a variable to a data object and returning the result values ​​of these variables as output support has been added to Soap Connector.
• Screenshot list bug in Rpa-admin application fixed.
• New activity called remove cell style was added to the Excel component.
• Validation control has been added and default values ​​have been set to ensure that the criteria entered in the Generate Random Password method are not longer than the desired password length.
• Error received during app publishing in modeler has been fixed.
• Scheduler process list scroll bar is prevented from moving to the top.
• StartedUser information has been added to the Monitoring (Kibana) application logs.
• The information of the applications in which a process is involved has been made visible on the screen.
• Include Header parameter has been added to dataset save as activity for selecting whether to print dataset headers.
• Wait after-action parameter has been added to keyboard send hotkey activity for determining how long to wait after the hotkey is entered.
• The secured key definition screen in the RPA-admin module has been made tenant compatible.
• The autofit rows/columns method has been added to the Excel component.
• The Modeler Application has been improved so that names starting with numbers cannot be given for the model name and key fields.
• A new activity called read JSON has been added to read text or file content in JSON format.
• Validation control has been added before processes are exported. If the process is not valid, an arrangement has been made to not allow to export.
• A new activity called rename sheet has been added to the Excel component.
• Include Header parameter has been added to write dataset to word activity for selecting whether to print dataset headers.
• Support for writing the particular area instead of the whole range has been added to write dataset to excel activity.
• The problem of not canceling the waiting processes in the scheduled-process list of the Scheduler application has been resolved.
• Displayed processes in the scheduler application made compatible for the users with the same tenant information.
• Three new fields named border style, border position, and border color have been added to Excel set cell style component.
• A new activity called merge/unmerge cells has been added to the Excel component.
• A new activity called pivot table has been added to the MS Excel component.
• A new activity called refresh pivot table has been added to the MS Excel component.
• A new activity called run macro has been added to the MS Excel component.
• A new activity called remove lines has been added to the Image processing component.
• Support for sending mail without filling the to field but only cc or bcc fields has been added.
• When defining a mail event, support for multiple values of the fields to, from and subject has been added to allow the processes to be triggered. Partial match feature for to and from fields has been added to mail event definition.
• The result variable fields used in the web component get methods and functions methods have been made mandatory and validation has been added.
• A new activity called read text file to variable has been added to the text file component.
• Support for saving images while saving excel sheets as pdf.
• Bug fix for losing cell style while formatting the cells in Excel format activity.
• Two new features named horizontal alignment and vertical alignment have been added to the excel set cell style activity.
• Support for determining the match score as a parameter from the frontend has been added in ICU match image and Computer Vision image matching activities.
• Improvement to preserve merged cells has been done in Excel copy activity.
• Train model option has been added to the projects page in the RPA-admin chatbot tab.
• File attachment support has been added when mail is being read via Exchange connection.
• Support for extracting encrypted zip files has been added to the unzip activity in the File Operations component.
• Bug fix for process filtering in the Scheduler application.
• Database service MS-SQL jar version has been updated to 7.4.0.
• The use of input parameters that contain vault in the set to clipboard activity was prevented by validation.
• Intent and utterance are added by considering the parent-child relationship in the chatbot component.
• Defining a variable to a data object and returning the result values ​​of these variables as output support has been added to Rest Service.
• The validation error encountered while updating the mail event has been resolved.
• A new activity called save has been added to the MS Outlook component.
• The loader displayed on the front side has been removed to display the events page immediately.
• Component name has been added to the error log in order to easily identify which components have the missing images.
• "file already exists" error when overwrite is set to true in upload activity in SSH and FTP components has been fixed.
• Bug fix for directory not found error when the directory names contain regex expression in FTP service activities.
• Control for the mails without subject field has been added to IMAP mail search activity. • The option to manually enter the site key value in the ReCaptcha activity has been added when it is not found on the html page.
• The messages displayed during the test connection are updated to be printed separately on the Mail Definitions page in the rpa-admin module.
• The display format of the day in the scheduler cron pattern has been improved.
• Bug fix for writing dataset whose data retrieved from sources other than an excel file in the write dataset to excel activity.
• The number of events that can be added to mail definitions has been increased.
• Case insensitive search support has been added for the subject field in the mail event.
• Bug fix for losing cell format while setting the cell styles in Excel set cell style activity.
• Auto-scrolling support has been added to the top of the process list after selecting the app on the Modeler process list screen.
• Bug fix for directory not found error in FTP service activities.
• Process list has been updated according to the value in the robot.properties file.
• Bug fix for enabling/disabling the screenshot feature in the rpa-admin module.
• Bug fix for the overlap error in excel sheets with merged regions.
• PDF convert tables to html activity has been improved to support pdf tables of different structures.
• Error messages for the Script task component have been made more descriptive.
• In some environments, the error that the mail sent with the mail send activity is sent with the remote connection username established to connect to the environment instead of the connected mail address has been fixed.
• Bug fix for duplicate or missing results while filtering the dataset.
• A new activity called get largest rectangle has been added to the Computer vision component.
• Support for setting a formula to the empty cells has been added in Excel set formula activity.
• The bug in min/max date filtering in Exchange search method has been fixed.
• Support for preserving cell styles in excel clear sheet activity has been added.
• Support for preserving cell styles in excel copy sheet activity has been added.
• Copy as value option has been added to the copy sheet activity.
• An error message has been logged for obtaining secure key values ​​that are not in the vault.
• Bug fix for writing files to the dataset that are linked to another excel file.
• A new activity called base64 decoder to Computer vision component.
• The Script Task script format field has been adjusted to be selected by a combo box.
• MS Excel pivot activity has been improved to support multiple rows/columns selection.
• Performance improvements were made in Icu, image processing and computer vision methods.
• A new activity called get dimensions has been added to the computer vision component.
• Support for filtering boolean type columns that are returning true or false has been added.
• Set SAP Command activity has been improved to press enter key if there is no button to click or the button cannot be clicked.
• Displayed processes in the scheduler application made compatible for the users with the same tenant information.
• Otsu threshold support has been added to threshold activity in the image processing component.
• Selecting the image file option has been added to the Modeler form editor. • A new activity called mrz reader to the computer vision component to detect and read the mrz field in passports and id cards.
• OCR-B support has been added to OCR components.
• The SMTP read timeout value has been increased to 5 minutes.
Release Notes 2021.12
Update Date: 12.2021

What's New in Version 2021.12

• Added the feature of keeping records of login attempts in the system in the database.
• Robusta application links were added into the logout menu to make easier switching between apps.
• A new field has been added to enter additional features when opening a new browser in web applications.
• Multiple SQL line entries are provided in the Execute Query method of the database component.
• Partial blurring of the given coordinate feature has been added to the image processing blur component.
• The product has been given the ability to solve reCAPTCHA V2 captchas.
• Added support for changing the mail subject to the mail forward component.
• In order to prevent data loss during the design phase, the auto-save capability, which runs at certain time intervals, has been added to the Design Studio.
• Added “delete by filter” feature to dataset remove row component.
• Get credential method has been added to get the information of Generic Credentials defined in Credential Manager.
• Added send component to MS Outlook.
• Added support for case sensitive search in the subject field of the mail search activity.
• A meaningful “attachment file not found” error message has been added to mail send component.
• By date ASC/DESC sorting was made possible in the Scheduler process list.
• Added write to text file component to write the variable to a file.
• More detailed hint examples of the inputs in the Icu component are given.
• The Worker field under the Working properties tab on the Scheduler screen has been moved under the Scheduling properties tab.
• A more detailed error message is provided in case of a disconnection in the flows between components during process validation.
• The feature of collective action on more than one process in the same state has been added on the Scheduler > Scheduled Processes screen.
• The Boundary event module has been edited to give an error during the validation phase when it is not connected to any component.
• Browser Recording feature has been added to Modeler. This feature, which you can access via the Processes screen, monitors movements such as clicking on the browser, entering text content, choosing from a dropdown, and allows you to save these movements as BPMN process activities. This feature, which works in the Worker layer, supports Chrome and Edge browsers.
• The Download Logs link in RPA Admin has been moved to the top right menu.
• Setting secure value feature was introduced in the process. In addition, random passwords were created in the process according to the specified input criteria.
• The feature of catching errors in REST/SOAP operations with Http Task has been added.
• A new component that creates HTML table from dataset to the given path has been developed.
• Scheduler Process Flow Diagram can be seen for the same user tenant id.
• Added ability to search and colorize components in design studio screen.
• The name of the drag and drop component in the design studio is made to be written together with the group name.
• By adding the worker name field to the Schedule process component, the process can be sent to the desired worker.
• The ability to create subfolders has been added to the mail create folder component.
• Added Dataset Get rows as json component for multiple rows.
• The feature of catching errors that may occur during the operation of the Script Task component by using a specific error code has been added.
• The download error that occurs when the file name in the mail attachment contains characters that are not supported by windows has been fixed.
• Fixed RPA admin warning message about remaining license time.
• Added "forgot password" fields to the login screen and "change password" fields to the design studio for Community Edition users.
• Added the feature of detecting and automatically terminating processes that take longer than a certain time.
• The variable, which indicates at which turn of the cycle a process containing subprocess ends, is displayed on the Scheduler process summary screen.
• Front-end development has been provided for the chatbot application.
• A tool has been developed to facilitate obtaining a dump(heap/thread) file from the client environment.
• When the relevant process is wanted to be run in the process design studio, if the selected worker is disabled, busy, this information is displayed in the info field on the screen.
• Added MSWINDOWS type which will work similar to Applications Open component WINDOWS type but more stable.
• The Update Xml method has been added, which allows the value of the xpath given to the xml component to be updated.
• Brighten and deskew methods have been added to the image processing service.
• For processes that cannot be opened/drawn on the design screen during import, additional information is provided to show which component the error is caused by.
• Headless error during PDF reading has been resolved.
• Added open, create, save, save as, close, read excel to dataset, write dataset to excel components to MS Excel.
• Password saving feature of Chrome browser is disabled in Applications Open method.
• A new feature has been added for screen outputs and error messages of the application or script that run from the command line.
• Added a new OCR component that reads the document word by word.
• The log level of Orchestrator applications has been made changeable via Rpa Admin.
• Added a new feature that shows the black and white dispersion ratio of the image files.
• Added a feature of detecting and automatically terminating processes containing any activity (except subProcess, callActivity) that takes longer than a certain time.
• Erode and dilate methods have been added to the image processing service.
• Worker version information added to log messages.
• The background color of the selected process in the scheduler list is darkened.
• A new method has been added to get the color distribution of the image files.
• A new feature added to the keyboard service to use the last defined keyboard layout when the current keyboard layout cannot be detected.
• The download attachments feature, which is one of the mail operations, has also been added to MS Outlook component.
• In the Scheduled Processes screen, querying for the TIMED_OUT status assigned for jobs that could not be completed within a certain time has been provided.
• DB2 database support has been provided to the database component.
• Sybase database support has been provided to the database component.
• A new component added for performing Excel file operations by MS Excel.
• PostgreSql database support was provided to the database component.
• The Log4J vulnerability was fixed by upgrading the version.

The latest version contains bug fixes and performance improvements

• Added more detailed error messages in Window actions component.
• Errors caused by the property name while publishing the app, become more detailed.
• Fixed the occasional "Screen capture failed" error when taking screenshots in ICU Match image method.
• Fixed the error for copying data from formula cells in excel copy component.
• The "Process Name" column on the "Scheduled Processes" screen has been set to display the correct value.
• Fixed date display problem in Scheduled Processes list.
• The error that occurs when there is a back-slash(\) character in the Parameters field in the Scheduled Process component has been fixed.
• Vault support provided to Http Task component.
• Bugfix for clearing the given area in the sheet in excel clear sheet component.
• A more detailed display of cron parameters has been provided.
• Performance of barcode reader component for documents with multi-barcode has been improved.
• Improvements have been made in the HTML conversion of pdf files.
• Performance improvement was achieved by reviewing threads related to scheduled tasks.
• Error checks were provided for the database component and the code was improved.
• "Interval" field has been made mandatory for the "Trigger" event type in the event definition screen for Rpa-admin Ftp Definition.
• Added a filtering feature to Scheduler where only processes that have a running job can be listed.
• In case the Worker works on a network that is not open to the internet, internal ip is sent to the orchestrator.
• Process detail logs have been made sortable and searchable.
• The App group field has been prevented from appearing in the “Edit Process Form”.
• Fixed "message removed exception" error in mail search component.
• The publish error that is received when the input defined as ${} starts with a numeric character or contains a space has been made meaningful.
• Prevented worker duplication in the worker selection screen if a worker was in more than one worker group.
• Memory improvement was made by adding dataset last access time information.
• The missing logs error that is received while downloading process detail logs has been fixed.
• Removed semicolon requirement and single-quote and double-quote checks from database query validation.
• VbScript code improvement was made and the result variable property was added.
• Error handling improvement in database DML operations.
• All related records have been made listable for Scheduled Process Query in Scheduler > Scheduled Process screen.
• The problem that applications with more than 1000 deployments cannot be listed on the Scheduler > Processes screen has been fixed.
• Added US keyboard layout support to Keyboard service.
• Improved connection management in database operations.
• The error that the empty cells cannot be formatted in the Excel Set cell style method has been fixed.
Release Notes 2021.08
Update Date: 08.2021

What's New in Version 2021.08

• Click and double click problems in SAP GuiCTextField, GuiTextField fields have been fixed.
• Various activities specific to the SAP application have been added.
• Added send component for MS Outlook.
• Natural Order support has been added to the Dataset activity.
• Defining data objects with the same name is blocked.
• The feature of downloading process instance logs as a file has been added.
• Worker log level can be changed via rpa-admin application.
• If there is more than one barcode in the document, barcode values ​​are kept in dataset data type.
• Ease of use was provided for the display of process logs.
• Image Rotate and flip components have been added.
• UI improvements have been made for component parameters in the Modeler screen.
• Added validation checks to XML activity.
• Password information used in DB, LDAP and in-application communication can be retrieved from the vault.
• Apps in Modeler can be grouped.
• Dates in the Process list have been updated to display full dates.
• Application grouping feature has been added. Visual adjustments were made in the Modeler and Scheduler applications.
• Periodic deletion of process log records has been added.
• Ease of use improvement and filter fields have been activated on the process list screen.
• Improvements were made for ease of use in the Scheduled Process screen.
• Automatic deletion of historical records at regular intervals has been added.
• The ability to store audit trails of the transactions (audit) performed in the RPA Admin module in the database has been added.
• Process Logs are provided sequentially.

The latest version contains bug fixes and performance improvements

• (Windows Server 2016) The problem in writing text to the active screen opened with RDP connection has been fixed.
• Problems that occur when calling Java, Phyton, DLL methods have been fixed.
• X,y,height,width property validation controls have been added in the Read as text component of the Ocr component.
• Support for changing the mail subject has been added to the Forward component.
• Request body can be added to DELETE requests made via HttpTask.
• The error that the "Mail Definitions" screen does not appear in the user interface when the update is made has been fixed.
• The performance problem in the process search and listing screen has been fixed.
• Improvements were made for ease of use in the Scheduled Process screen.
• Ease of use was improved and filter fields were activated on the process list screen.
• Periodic deletion of process log records (Elastic Search) has been added.
• The display of the app grouping determined in the design studio (Design Studio) has been developed to be optional.
• App group can be determined for processes in the design studio and the menu is shaped according to the determined group.
• It has been ensured that there are no data objects with the same name.
• Process logs are provided sequentially.
• Dates in the process list have been updated to display full dates.
• Ease of use was provided for the display of process records.
• Robot (worker) log level can be changed via rpa-admin application.
• The feature of downloading process instance logs as a file has been added.
• Request body can be added to Delete requests made via HttpTask.
• UI improvements were made for component parameters on the Design Studio screen.
• Rotate and flip components added.
• Barcode Reader has been updated to keep the list of barcode values ​​read in documents in the dataset.
• Natural order sorting support has been added.
• Added send component for MS Outlook.
• The ability to store audit trails of the transactions (audit) performed in the RPA Admin module in the database has been added.
• Automatic deletion of historical records at regular intervals has been added.
• The error that the "Mail Definitions" screen does not appear in the user interface when the update is made has been fixed.
• Added the ability to generate a deployment package that can run independently, including its own JRE and web drivers.
• Fixing click and double click problems in GuiCTextField, GuiTextField fields.
• Validation controls have been added for the Execute xpath component of the xml component.
• UI improvements have been made for component parameters in the Modeler screen.
• X,y,height,width property validation controls have been added in the Read as text component of the OCR component.
• Call Ext. The method has been made working and improved.
• The character problem during RDP in Windows Server 2016 environments has been fixed.