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Append File List

jfernandez10 @ Fri Oct 03 14:46:31 EEST 2014
Hi,
I'm trying to create a Task so that when a file is downloaded it writes the file path and name to a txt document. I've created a task that writes to the file using {real_path}. However it will not append the txt document. If I check overwrite it overwrites the file. How do I have it just append to the file previously created.
Thanks,
Joe

spinkb @ Mon Oct 06 13:43:44 EEST 2014
Its on the add after, leave that part blank for the Find item, and then put your variable into that tab of the WriteFile task.

Thanks,
Ben
jfernandez10 @ Tue Oct 07 12:09:43 EEST 2014
Ok I made the modifications. Works Great if only single file is uploaded. Problem occurs with multiple files uploaded at same time. I'm only using {real_path}; in the add after tab and its only in the bottom portion of that tab under contents . All other fields are blank in the tabbed section.File written has duplicate entries, but it only happens with multiple uploads single uploads work fine.
C:tpInkjet est1.txt;C:tpInkjet est2.txt;C:tpInkjet est1.txt;C:tpInkjet est2.txt;C:tpInkjet est3.txt;C:tpInkjet est4.txt;C:tpInkjet est3.txt;C:tpInkjet est4.txt;C:tpInkjet est5.txt;

Thanks
spinkb @ Tue Oct 07 13:49:39 EEST 2014
What is you enable loop through items?

jfernandez10 @ Tue Oct 07 14:11:02 EEST 2014
I checked and Loop through items is not checked. On the task designer screen it says false.
jfernandez10 @ Tue Oct 07 14:12:57 EEST 2014
I also checked and I'm at 7.1.0_164.
Thanks
spinkb @ Tue Oct 07 14:18:34 EEST 2014
So enable it then...

otherwise, it does one item, not all the items.
jfernandez10 @ Tue Oct 07 15:01:35 EEST 2014
I enabled loop and it does the same thing. It double posts to the log file C:tpInkjet est1.txtC:tpInkjet est2.txtC:tpInkjet est1.txtC:tpInkjet est2.txt
spinkb @ Tue Oct 07 15:04:17 EEST 2014
Email us directly at support with a screenshot of your event / job setup so we can see what your doing.

I think your event/job is running multiple times possibly too...
jfernandez10 @ Tue Oct 07 15:16:25 EEST 2014
OK Thanks
jfernandez10 @ Fri Oct 10 07:32:27 EEST 2014
Just wanted to update on the fix. The reason why the file entries were posting twice was that I had no data in the txt files used for testing. Once I added some info to the text files then it works Great! Apparently the browser application has a problem with files with no data, so it writes them twice.
Thanks Ben for your help getting this resolved
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