Settings, Constants and Assets sheet in config file

Hi All,
Can any one explain me what are Settings, Constants and Assets sheet in config file? how to use each?
Thanks in advance
Regards
Preeti

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Absolutely,

The settings tabs contains values that may need to be changed, but not very frequently (file paths, file names, etc.).

Constants are values that are essentially universal variables for your process. For example “Timeout - Medium” might be set to 45s. Then this can be used in any activities with a timeout and you won’t have to edit them all individually in the future if you need to change this value.

The assets tab has a row for each asset that you want to grab the value of from Orchestrator.

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Good info!

Regards
Preeti

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I still do not know what the assets sheet in config file is generally for? The default reFramework does not even read from the asset sheet. What is the best practice?

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Good evening @ui_xpath,

The default framework does read the values from the asset sheet, although it’s not totally transparent without diving in a little further.

If you dig into the InitAllSettings workflow, you’ll notice that the bot reads the values from the Assets sheet and attempts to get the associated Orchestrator asset value for each row.

The bot grabs the value from the asset with the name matching column B and assigns it to the Config variable name in column A (ex: in_Config(“EmailAddress_SupportTeam”)).

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thank you very much, @chenderson . I missed it

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Absolutely no problem. I missed this the first few times I used the default framework as well!