External results file

Specifies the name of the comma-separated or tab-delimited file containing the document properties and other information returned from the external program. This file is input to a step based on the MapExternalResultsFiletoDocProps step template.


Database name

Usage notes:

  • A column in the external results file must contain a property that can be mapped to the Document number or Sequence in child job document property.
  • You can use symbol formulas in this value.
  • The default value specifies a file with a .csv extension in the jobs’s spool directory (for example, /aiw/aiw1/spool/default/10000012/10000012.data.csv on a UNIX-based operating system or C:\aiw\aiw1\spool\default\10000012\10000012.data.csv on Windows).
  • External results file is a positional job property. For information about using positional job properties, refer to the Information Center.