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Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET by Chris Hemedinger

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What's in Your Project?

The custom task example enables you to explore the contents of an active project and to peek inside some of the tasks. A useful piece of information that you might find of interest is the XML representation of the task settings (called XmlState).

In the development of a custom task, XmlState is considered the task memory. XmlState stores the settings that the user selected so that those settings are used when the task is run (for example, when the process flow is run).In addition, XmlState provides those settings to the user interface every time you open the task to modify it.

Unfortunately, the XmlState property is locked up in the active project files. It's difficult to see inside XmlState unless you attach a program ...

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