IBM 3270 Workflow Library for Appian RPA

Robotic processes can involve entering data into a PCOMM or W3270 emulator for IBM terminal applications. This workflow library can be used to allow the RPA agent to navigate these applications and enter data, removing manual entry by employees from the business process.

  • Connect/disconnect from emulator session
  • Enter text and credentials into the emulator
  • Navigating to fields by position or label
  • Extracting text on the current screen via various selection parameters
  • Fast performance using EHLLAPI functions


  • IBM Connect to Emulator
  • IBM Disconnect from Emulator
  • IBM Maximize Window
  • IBM Enter Credential
  • IBM Find Text
  • IBM Get Text at Line
  • IBM Get Text at Coordinate
  • IBM Get Field at Coordinates
  • IBM Bulk Get Field at Coordinates
  • IBM Go to Text Position (with Offset)
  • IBM Go to Coordinates
  • IBM Send Special Control Key
  • IBM Write Here
  • IBM Write at Coordinates
  • IBM Bulk Write at Coordinates
  • IBM Write at Label (with Offset)