schedule / automate tasks with Read from file action
Specify file to read its content into variable that can be accessed from other Action within the same Task by using Variable Wizard.
Read from file Action. File properties.
|File||Use file name or Variable Wizard to specify file to be read.|
|Browse||Use Browse button to specify particular file or folder on disk, on LAN (local area network) shares, etc.|
|Variable Wizard||Use Variable Wizard button to specify more advanced input, such as, taking parameters from file, associated Trigger or other Action.|Additional notes:
- Automation Workshop Read from file Action supports Unicode file names, and path up to 32,000 characters, providing a necessary capacity when performing automated file reading.
- Read file Action automatically detects UTF-16 and US-ASCII encodings.
- Read file Action is not designed for reading contents of large files into memory. Normally, no more than about 20MB file sizes are recommended; however, in some cases up to 100-500MB can be read depending on the particular Task and computer configuration.
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