Write file
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Writes data to a target file. You can set the encoding and whether or not the data should be appended to the end, or the whole file overwritten.

Input arguments

Label Key Type Required? Default Description
Target file path path String(local-filesystem-reference) Yes Absolute local filesystem path to the target file.
Data to write data String Yes Data to write into the target file.
File encoding encoding String Yes utf8 Encoding with which to write into the target file.
Overwrite file? overwrite Boolean Yes true If true, overwrite the target file. If false, data is appended to the end of the target file.

Output arguments

Number of outputs: 2

Label Key Type Description
File file Object Object representing the written file.
  • Local path
file.path String Absolute local filesystem path representing the file location on the device, including the filename and extension. On web, this is created via the [`createObjectURL`](https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/URL/createObjectURL) method.
  • MIME type
file.mimeType String MIME type of the file, if it could be determined.
  • Name
file.name String Name of the file in the local filesystem, if applicable. Note that the filename and extension are included in the **Local path** property already.
  • Size
file.size Number Size of the file, in bytes.
  • Created at
file.createdAt String Creation datetime of the file, if it can be determined.
  • Modified at
file.modifiedAt String Datetime when the file was last modified, if it can be determined.


No events.


Label Code Description
Unkown error unknown Thrown if an unknown error occured while writing the file.

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