UserName

The UserName component retrieves the name of the person who is currently logged on to the Windows operating system.

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Ports

The UserName component exposes the Control In, Control Out, and Data Out ports by default.

Port Description
ControlIn Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
ControlOut Can be connected to the Control In port of another component or the default end component.
Data Out Returns the name of the user who is currently logged on to the Windows operating system (string).

Properties

To edit the properties of the UserName component, in the Properties window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties.

Property Description
Search Search for the respective property.
Delay After Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is performed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is performed.

Example

Let us consider an example.

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To retrieve the user name:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and then expand Environment.
  2. Drag the UserName component and drop it on the Design surface.
  3. To enable display of the network domain name, you can add a Message Box component to the activity. To add the Message Box component:
    • In the Toolbox, expand the General.
    • Expand the Message Box component, drag Show component and drop it on the Design surface.
  4. Connect the control ports and the data ports in the activity.
  5. In the toolbar, click Run.
    The message box displays the name of the user currently logged on to the Windows operating system

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