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.

File propertiesDetails
FileUse file name or Variable Wizard to specify file to be read.
BrowseBrowseUse Browse to specify particular file or folder on local disk, network share on LAN (local area network), etc.
Variable WizardVariable WizardUse Variable Wizard for advanced input, such as, take parameter from file, associated Trigger or other Action, etc.
Read from file Action File properties
Additional 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 20MB file sizes are recommended; however, files up to 100-500MB can be read depending on the particular task and computer configuration.
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