Specify file to read its content into variable that can be accessed from other Action within the same Task by using Variable Wizard.
|File||Use file name or Variable Wizard to specify file to be read.|
|Browse||Use Browse to select a particular file or folder on local disk, network share on LAN (local area network), etc.|
|Variable Wizard||Use dynamic data input—substitute a parameter from a file, web, connected Trigger, other Actions, date and time presets, etc.|
- Automation Workshop supports Unicode file names, and path up to 32,000 characters.
- Read file Action automatically detects UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-7, 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 easily be read, depending on the particular task and computer memory configuration. The upper limit is 4GB for the 64-bit edition.
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