Exporting Plain Text data fields

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To export data fields to plain text

1.If there are fields defined on the page (see Defining data fields and tags) choose Export... from the 'File' menu.
2.Select which page range you want to export.
3.Select Discard file list if you want same-named files to be overwritten. See File List.
4.Choose Plain text as the 'Format'.
5.A default file name (with extension .TXT) is provided. To create a different filename or extension, type in the new name or use wildcards. To select a different folder to store the file, use the Browse button.
6.To export all the data fields defined in the job, click All defined fields.
7.To export only some of the data fields, click Selected fields only then click Select....
8.In the 'Field Definitions' window, right click on a field name in the list and choose Select for Export. Repeat for other fields you wish to export. The order of fields can be changed by drag and drop. Click OK to return to the 'Export' window.
9.Click OK to export the fields.

Remember that EscapeE must be configured to use the appropriate driver/symbolset to translate the character codes correctly: see About Symbol sets. Character recognition codes may be set up using "EEfonts": choose Set up database for character recognition from the 'Fonts' menu.

To extract text data fields when exporting to other formats

If you are exporting to an image or other format, the fields can be extracted simultaneously into text format. In this case the file is not given the extension TXT, but a .LOG file is created instead.

Choose the image or other export Format and set any options required (see Exporting files manually), then select the field logging options - see options for Log file export.

See also

Exporting data fields