Text manipulation in WinAutomation

App Maker
Functional Consultant
Microsoft Power Platform
Power Automate


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WinAutomation provides actions to help you manipulate text and DateTime values. These Text and DateTime actions help you adopt a standardized data format in your processes.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Learn how to use the Text group of actions.
  • Create methods that help you process and edit text.
  • Manipulate text type variables for input and output in actions and processes.


  • Basic familiarity with WinAutomation
  • Familiarity with editing and manipulating text