July 30, 2023

tFileOutputProperties – Docs for ESB 7.x


Writes a configuration file, of the type .ini or .properties,
containing text data organized according to the model key = value.

tFileOutputProperties Standard properties

These properties are used to configure tFileOutputProperties running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard
tFileOutputProperties component belongs to the File family.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend

Basic settings

Schema and Edit

A schema is a row description, it defines the number of fields to be processed and
passed on to the next component. The schema is either Built-in or stored remotely in the

For this component, the schema is read-only. It is made of two
column, Key and Value,
corresponding to the parameter name and the parameter value to be

File format

Select from the list file format: either .properties or .ini.


.properties: data in the
configuration file is written in two lines and structured according
to the following way: key = value.


.ini: data in the configuration
file is written in two lines and structured according to the
following way: key = value and re-grouped in sections.

Section Name: enter the section
name on which the iteration is based.

File Name

Name or path to the file to be processed and/or the variable to be

For further information about how to define and use a variable in
a Job, see
Talend Studio

User Guide.

Warning: Use absolute path (instead of relative path) for
this field to avoid possible errors.

Advanced settings


Select the encoding from the list or select Custom and define it manually. This field is
compulsory for DB data handling.

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at a
Job level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables

Global Variables

NB_LINE: the number of rows read by an input component or
transferred to an output component. This is an After variable and it returns an

ERROR_MESSAGE: the error message generated by the
component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string. This
variable functions only if the Die on error check box is
cleared, if the component has this check box.

A Flow variable functions during the execution of a component while an After variable
functions after the execution of the component.

To fill up a field or expression with a variable, press Ctrl +
to access the variable list and choose the variable to use from it.

For further information about variables, see
Talend Studio

User Guide.


Usage rule

Use this component to write files where data is organized
according to the structure key = value.

Document get from Talend https://help.talend.com
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