Insert Text Action—Setting Properties

The Insert Text action is used to insert characters into a specified block of text and place the resulting text into a variable. The variable must be created in an earlier step using the Create Variable action.

To set Insert Text properties

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the Text folder and double-click the Insert Text action or drag it into the Steps pane.

  2. In the Text to insert into box, enter the target text that is to be changed. To enter a variable or dataset, click the Insert Expression/Variable button and use the Expression Builder to insert it.

  3. In the Action to take box, select Insert at beginning, Insert at end, or Insert at a position.

  4. If you selected Insert at a position, enter the index position in the Position to insert text box.

  5. In the Characters to be inserted box, enter the characters to insert in the text. To enter a variable or expression, click inside the Characters to be inserted box and then click the Insert Expression/Variable button and use the Expression Builder to insert it.

  6. In the Populate variable with result box, select the variable to populate.

  7. To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.

  8. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.

  9. When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Insert Text Action