Start XML Session Action—Setting Properties

The Start XML Session action creates a new XML session based on an XML file or specified text.  This session can be used in subsequent XML steps to modify an in-memory copy of the XML data.  Use Output XML or End XML Session to output the final XML.

To set Start XML Session properties

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the XML folder and double-click the Start XML Session action or drag it into the Steps pane. The following dialog appears:

  1. Select where to start the XML session from. The options are:

  1. Enter the filename to base the new XML session on in the File field. Use the folder icon to browse to a specific file.

  2. Click in the Overwrite if file exists checkbox to overwrite an existing XML file.

  3. Enter the session name in the Session name field.

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

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

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

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Start XML Session Action

End XML Session Action