Generate image task

A generate image task generates images in the following formats: PNG File, JPG File, SVG File, GIF. To enable the generation of an image you can use a SVG file as source or an XSL transformation.

Execution tab

Specify values for the following fields on the Execution tab.

Field Description
Source

Choose from the following:

  • XML
  • CSV
  • Query
  • Std Log file
  • Param
Transformation The XSL transformation performs the conversion from one format to the other.
Destination

Choose from the following:

  • PNG file
  • JPG file
  • SVG file
  • GIF file

Settings tab

There are three sections on the Settings tab: Source, Transformation, and Destination. The fields available in each of these sections depend on the source and destination you choose on the Execution tab.

Section Type of source/destination Field and Description
Source XML file
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.
  • Delete after import: The file is deleted after the task ends.
CSV file
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.
  • Encoding: List of character encodings.
  • Import the file: Choose from the following
    • From the beginning
    • From the line
    • To the end
    • To the line
  • Separation character: The separation character used in the CSV file.
  • Text delimiter: The delimiter text used in the CSV file.
  • Delete after import: The file is deleted after the task ends.
Query SQL query: SQL type of dataset.
Std Log file
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.
  • Encoding: List of character encodings.
  • Delete after import: The file is deleted after the task ends.
Param Refers to database settings.
Transformation  
  • None: no transformation available
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • XSL File: The XSL file that facilitates the conversion from one format to the other.
Destination PNG file, JPF file, SVG file, GIF file
  • Directory: The location of the file. The directory must be created in Administration > Folder. See Server-side resources and folders.
  • File: The name of the source file included in the Directory specified above. The file can have personalized fields.

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