Specify file to read its content into variable that can be accessed from other Action within the same Task by using Variable Wizard.

FileDetails
File Use file name or Variable Wizard to specify file to be read.
BrowseBrowse buttonUse Browse to select particular file or folder on local disk, network share on LAN (local area network), etc.
Variable WizardVariable Wizard buttonUse Variable Wizard for advanced data input, such as, taking parameter from file, associated Trigger or other Action, etc.

Notes

  • Automation Workshop supports Unicode file names, and path up to 32,000 characters.
  • Read file Action automatically detects UTF-16 and US-ASCII encodings.
  • It is not designed for reading contents of large files into memory. Normally, no more than about 100MB file sizes are recommended; however, files up to 500-1000MB can be read, depending on the particular task and computer memory configuration.

Questions?

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