Which types of files can be read in RPA Express. (as in : .txt, .xml , .csv , JSON etc)

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#1

Which types of files can be read in RPA Express. (as in : .txt, .xml , .csv , JSON etc)
or it only supports manipulation of :- .xls and .xlsx ?


#2

It supports all, again that depends on your usecase.

Let me know what you are trying to do, based on that you have to take an approach. For Ex: for Excel files it has inbuilt API, but for other types of files you have use keystrokes. (as of 1.1.1 , not sure in latest version)


#3

What kind of keystrokes?
I don’t want to use OCR to read such files?
For ex: lets say I want to read a whole .txt file contents?
how will I do that?


#4

Currently you can open it Notepad and copy the content to clipboard and assign it to a variable.
There is a feature request for files operations at Files/Folders actions and looping each file in a folder [vote]
Please vote on it to help us prioritize.