How to open an appllication from another application's screen?

Hello.I am new UIpath so there’s a lot of difficulty. I have two problems that can’t be solved.
1: open an application in the screen of another application (app 1 and app 2). I opened appllication 1 with “Start Process” then in the screen of application 1 I tried “clicking, clicking image, send hotkey and attach window” but could not open application 2. it seems that UIpath does not support such a deep background. “click” and “click image” it only moves to the icon position of application 2 but does not click although I have set it to click 2 times. please help me or explain to me why you can’t open an application in another application.
2: I have a folder that contains many files .txt and .xlsx. I want to take a file .txt the specified name and then paste it into powerpoint with a slide with the same name as the file name .txt that. I tried find element but do not know how to choose the right file. Please show me
Sorry for not being able to show you my problem screen as it relates to security

Hi @Akaza,

Are you able to share what types of applications you are working with? Are you using the default hardware driver for input or have you selected simulate / windows messages? Does it report any errors when you run it?

Let me know if this is what you are looking for with #2 - it is easier to handle file manipulation with some vb.net code to find the file name and then you can use other activities to interact with powerpoint.
GetFileNames.xaml (7.7 KB)

Thanks

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sorry for the late reply and thank you for answering me.
#1 actually, the two applications I use are DCV Viewer and Visual Environment. I used the start process to open and type into, send hotkey to automatically log in to DCV Viewer. then from dcv viewer’s screen I have to open the Visual Environment app. I tried clicking, clicking image and many other activities but my mouse just moved to ve icon location without any errors occurring and could not open that application. I also searched a lot of information from google and forum UIpath but have no results on this issue. I’m going to a dead end
#2 i want to take a sn piece of the name of the file to fill in the Powerpoint silde. one more is that uipath can take a photo from an app then paste it into the specified location in the powerpoint slide? I tried Find element and Powerpoint activity but the paste image was not where I expected it to be. and the file name I did not get nor filled out the slide.

Hi @Akaza,

Is this the application you are using? https://www.nice-dcv.com/
Have you tried Computer Vision? https://docs.uipath.com/activities/docs/computer-vision-cv

For #2 You can use the menus or hotkeys in powerpoint to bring up the import image menu and select the file. StudioX has activities available to work with powerpoint as well https://docs.uipath.com/activities/docs/power-point-application-card

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#1 yes it is
#2 must use StudioX? I’m only licensed for Studio so it’s difficult

Hi @Akaza,

I suggest trying Computer Vision to see if that helps with what you are trying to accomplish. I have not worked with Nice DCV before, so I am not sure what the quirks are with that tool and UiPath’s selectors, but it sounds like that could be a solution.

Your Studio license covers StudioX.
You can change your flavor of Studio in the Profile section

Thanks

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I tried that activity and the results were not as expected and there were more errors. Thank you very much anyway.