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Using a Data type as robot inputs or outputs

Data types are structure definitions for your data.

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Written by Henrik Hofmeister
Updated over a week ago

You can configure your robots to take objects as inputs or outputs, as opposed to lists of properties - this allows you to use the pre-defined properties of an object as the inputs or outputs for a robot instead of having to copy lists of properties individually.

When doing this, you can use the properties of the object given as an input inside your robots:

Robot run configurations


If your robots are configured to require objects as inputs, then you can add full objects in the Inputs tab of the run configuration:


In the same vein, your robots can be configured to output data types instead of lists of properties, this will simply ensure that the properties used as outputs are the top-level ones from the selected data type. Any object or list properties are presented as JSON text:

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