Read file text


Reads the content of a text file. The 'Save value to variable' activity appears automatically when choosing the 'Read file text' activity. It automatically saves the value to a variable. However, the activity is not mandatory to use and can be removed from the workflow.



  1. Set a value: enables you to directly write the desired path.

  2. Save the previous step result: chooses the previous activity result as a path.

  3. Calculate a value: enables you to use available properties and methods to form a path.


Contains an annotation to the activity. The input text will be displayed above the activity name.

Usage Examples

This activity is suitable when a file contains any settings for a process. Then the content of the file can be read and used in a project and a user may change the process logic accordingly.