ReadFromXPS

This ReadFromXPS component reads data from a XPS file.

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Ports

The ReadFromXPS component exposes the Control In, Control Out and Data In, Data Out ports by default.

Port Description
ControlIn Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
ControlOut Can be connected to the Control In port of another component or the default end component.
Data In The ReadFromXps component exposes the following Data In ports by default:
FilePath: specifies the location of the XPS file.
Page Number: specifies the Page Number.
Data Out Returns the Text(string).

Properties

To edit the properties of the ReadFromXPS component, in the Properties window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties.

Property Description
Search Search for the respective property.
Delay After Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is performed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is performed.

Example

Let us consider an example

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To read an XPS file:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and then expand Data Reader.
  2. Drag the ReadFromXPS component and drop it on the Design surface.
  3. To specify the file location, double-click the Filepath box and enter the required file path.
  4. To override the existing data source, right-click Filepath.
  5. Select Override and change the data source.

    Note

    To learn more about overriding the data source of the data port, refer the Override section.

  6. To specify the Page Number, double-click the Page Number box and enter the required Page Number.

  7. To Override the existing Page Number, right-click Page Number.
  8. Select Override and change the Page Number.

    Note

    To learn more about overriding the data source of the data port, refer the Override section.

  9. Drag the Show component and drop it on the design surface.

  10. Connect the control ports and the data ports in the activity.
  11. In the toolbar, click Run.

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