RPA Express 1.1.5 issues



I upgraded to latest one and my old scripts got broken. is there a way to fix that?

RPA Express version 1.1.5 is rolled out
RPA Express version 1.1.5 is rolled out

I did some more tests and it seems that even the new recording gives same error. as soon as I add while loop it starts showing this error message.


We’ve investigated your issue and found a bug with the loops. The version with the fix will be available tomorrow.We are sorry for inconveniences.
Do you need a workaround for the issue or you can wait for the version with the fix?


@amashentsev thanks for quick response. I will move to 1.1.4 temporarily and wait for fix.


ok, great.

Do not forget to rename your old recordings (*.rpae.1_1_4_GA) to .rpae and replace the converted recordings (.rpae). It’s only valid for the recordings you have opened with 1.1.5.


I have a complete backup of projects folder on portable disk, is it fine if I copy the complete project folder in new installation ? is there dependency that will break?


you need to delete only the recordings from the rpae_project folder and copy there your recordings from backup
Do not delete or copy the .settings folder and the .project file.


the version with the fix has been released. you can download and install the new version.



I have downloaded the 1.1.5 and found that switch window is not working as expected, recording got stuck at it, no error nothing is happening after it.

Also after publishing it on control tower, switch window is taking so long to respond.

for 1.1.4 this issue was not there.

Pramod sadhav


Just an observation…

My recordings are not working fine as it did in 1.1.4. The recording simply hung up and i have to restart rpa express. Again it hung up at some other step.


After updating from version 1.1.4 to 1.1.5, When adding a click_event for a single click on a coordinate or a dragging of 2 different sets of coordinates, The Coordinates seem to be adjusted automatically with no ability to overwrite them. If I set a click event on coordinates 820 x 415, the code would show 820 x 820.


Hi there,
Since an upgrade to 1.1.5, I have a use regarding a Excel command in a Loops…
I run a script over 10 times the same excel command (set active cell to start of the document) and it work. But if I use this command in a Loops command (while, repeat) it will work one time and stop after. The stop is a hard stop, the robot is not responding……

I script was working without any issue before (1.1.4).

I will like to know, where the problem, me or the new version is.



Unable to set cell value for second for-each iteration

I’ve also notice similar issues with RPA 1.1.5 whereby recordings that executed without hiccup on 1.1.4 now hang and I have to routinely restart RPA express. It hangs on random steps so I cannot isolate a fault with the recording.

How can I downgrade to 1.1.4 as I get compatibility issues with recordings that have been opened or created in 1.1.5?


RPA Express version 1.1.5 is rolled out

I too agree with @stephane_wagner and @omkarb there are lot of such issues in version 1.1.5. The scripts which used to work perfectly fine in version 1.1.4 are now giving weird issues such as recording play hangs without giving error and if you try to stop the recorder it gives no response – eventually one has to hard stop RPA express and restart Bot Manager.

Here are 2 more issues for your references with version 1.1.5:


Dear all,

RPA Express Development team is working on the release with fixes of the issues. As soon as the release is available for download, we will notify you in the forum. Stay tuned.

CC @amit_khurana, @stephane_wagner, @omkarb, @jeremy_elgas



Another issue which was not in version 1.1.4 but has been observed in version 1.1.5.

If “Enter keystrokes” option has “Type text” value with “back slash” character as a part of content, it results in following error:

Caused by: org.codehaus.groovy.control.MultipleCompilationErrorsException: startup failed:
Script3.groovy: 2: unexpected char: ‘’ @ line 2, column 21.
sendKeys("C:\ParentFolder\ChildFolder\image1.jpeg ");

Please refer attached image and error log for reference:

Error Log:
KeyboardAction_ErrorLog.txt (4.0 KB)

Workaround: Replace “single backslash character” with either “double backslash character” or “single front slash character”.

Workfusion team, please look into the issue!


RPA Express version 1.1.5 is rolled out

thanks for posting the workaround. Development team is looking for solution.


with so many issues in 1.1.5 and OCR licenses expired in 1.1.4 and all previous versions, I am totally stuck!


@amashentsev could yon extend the OCR licenses validity since there is already a 10K limit on it? at least normal user as me can still use the current version.

is there an expected timeline for the fixes?

now we can use old version due to OCR issue and the new version is not usable for old scripts and with so many issues! though this is a free product, i think a MVP still needs to be there!


I am also facing issues with loop on 1.1.5. I have not done extensive testing but it looks like the nested while somehow hangs.