Dataset to XML Action

Declaration

<AMDATASETTOXML RESULTDATASET="text" RESULTVARIABLE="text" />

See Also

Delete XML Node Action, Edit XML Node Action

 

Description

Allows an AutoMate dataset to be stored into XML text

Practical Usage

See Description.

Parameters

General Tab

Dataset Name

Text [dataset name], Required
MARKUP: RESULTDATASET="theDataset"

Specifies the name of the AutoMate dataset in which to store into XML text.

Populate variable with XML value

Text [variable name], Required
MARKUP: RESULTVARIABLE="varname"

Specifies the variable to store the in memory XML value.

Notes

Custom Description

This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.

More on setting custom step description

Standard Error Handling Options

This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.

More on Error Handling Options

Variables and Expressions

All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.

More on variables
More on expressions

More on the expression builder

Example

NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.

<AMDATASETTOXML RESULTDATASET="theDataset" RESULTVARIABLE="iFileSize" />