This function is used in Python Scripting.


Exports the contents of a dataset to an HTML page. Prompts the user to save the file to disk.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.


system.dataset.exportHTML(filename, showHeaders, dataset, title)

  • Parameters

String filename - A suggested filename to save as.

Boolean showHeaders - If true, the HTML table will include a header row.

Dataset | PyDataset dataset - The dataset to export.

String title - The title for the HTML page.

  • Returns

String - The path to the saved file, or None if the action was canceled by the user.

  • Scope

Vision Client

Code Examples
Code Snippet - Export Then Open
# This snippet prompts the user to save the data currently displayed in a Vision Table component to an HTML file, and opens the file in the default web  browser after a successful save.
table = event.source.parent.getComponent("Table")
filePath = system.dataset.exportHTML("data.html", 1,, "Production Report")
if filePath != None:"file://"+filePath)

system dataset exportHTML, dataset.exportHTML