Write to file Action

Specify file to write data into. Write to file Action supports both binary data and unicode text. If specified file does not exist, it will be created automatically.

File propertiesDetails
FileSpecify file the data will be written to.
Text to writeInput some fixed text to be written to file each time Action is executed or use variables to write relevant Task or system relative text.
BrowseBrowseUse Browse button to specify particular file or folder on disk, on LAN (local area network) shares, etc.
Variable WizardVariable WizardUse Variable Wizard button to specify more advanced input, such as, taking parameters from file, associated Trigger or other Action.
Write to file Action File properties
Additional notes:
  • Automation Workshop supports Unicode file names, and path up to 32,000 characters.
  • Files written by Write file Actions can be 2 bytes bigger than original amount of text, if saved in Unicode (UTF-16). Those two bytes are Unicode encoding signature and are saved in the beginning of file.
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