Convert Binary to Text

Converts the contents of a binary variable to text, using the selected encoding. The input text is ignored.
This action is used when HTML, XML, or text files are passed as input to a robot through a binary variable.

Properties

The Convert Binary to Text data converter is configured using the following properties:

Variable:
The variable whose value to get. This must be a binary attribute
Encoding:
The encoding used to decode the bytes in the binary variable. Binary content which can be converted into text is most often encoded in UTF-8, Latin-1 (ISO-8859-1), or Latin-1 (Windows-1252). If the text generated by this conversion contains the character '☐', the selected encoding is wrong or the character is non-displayable
Description:
Type in a description to be shown in the list of data converters. If there is no type in a description, one will be generated.