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Sample solution: Cancel event

This solution shows how to cancel an event based on conditional logic by using Pega® Robotic Automation Studio versions 7.1 and 8.0.

Project items

  • Web application: WebBing - Start page = www.bing.com, Internet Explorer version 8 was used.
  • Automation: StartSearch

Automation details

StartSearch

This automation is triggered when you click the Search button on the Bing page. If the text in the Search text box (q1) matches the text box entry (Fritz), then the Clicking event is cancelled. Otherwise, the Clicking event is completed and the search begins.

Cancelling the Clicking event

You can cancel events such as the Clicking event by using automation logic. To expose the Cancel parameter, add the Clicking event to the automation and then click the up arrows at the top right of the Design block, as displayed in the following image:

The location of where to expose the Cancel parameter

The Cancel parameter accepts Boolean input. In the sample solution, the condition is set based on the Search text matching “Fritz”. If the string matches, a Boolean variable set to True and is sent to the Cancel parameter. This cancels the Clicking event.

You can download completed solutions for each version in the following table:

Studio version Built by using this build Sample solution download
7.1 7.1.26 Cancel Event Example 7.1
8.0 8.0.1037 Cancel Event Example 8.0

Published July 14, 2017 — Updated October 30, 2017


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