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Export Control Values And Constants To Text File

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Export Control Values And Constants To Text File

This Specification Task will export Controls and Constants with there values to an existing text file.

This Task will NOT create a file. You must specify an already existing text file with its extension.


Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
DelimiterCharacter to use between the name, value and type on each row (comma by default).
Export PathFull path, including extension, of the file that the Controls and Constants will be exported to.
Constants to ExcludeA pipebar (|) delimited list of Constants to exclude.
Control Names to ExcludeA pipebar (|) delimited list of Control names to exclude.


When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static property see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Delimiter"#"## will be used as the delimiter. This is the character which will be used to separate the name, value and the type.
Export Path"C:\MyDocuments\Exports\Export.txt"C:\MyDocuments\Exports\Export.txtThis is the full file path with extension.
Constants To Exclude"B"BThe Constant DWConstantB will not be included in the text file.
Control Name To Exclude"TextBox2"TextBox2The Control TextBox1 will not be included in the text file.

Example Data

Text Box ControlTextBox1ABC
Numeric Text Box ControlNumericTextBox1123
Slider ControlSlider143
Text Box ControlTextBox2XYZ

Example Text File

Created Text File







Using the Task in a Specification Macro

This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.

Status Outputs

This task supports Status Outputs. These can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.

The status output navigation is as follows:


  • Constants and Control Values exported successfully.

Success with Warnings

  • N/A - should never be fulfilled.

Failed (one of the following occurred)

  • Task failed to export Constants and Control Values.
  • General failure - Check the Specification report for more details.