This article illustrates how to create an Excel workbook containing the contents from one or many Dutch XML Audit Files (also known as “XAF“ files) using Invantive Runtime.


Follow the steps below to create an Excel workbook:

  • Read and approve the agreement.

  • Place all XAF files to use in a folder or folder hierarchy.

  • Open the database group “XML Audit Files“ (red 1 in picture below).

  • Choose the XAF version of your files (red 2).

  • Specify the folder as “XML Directories“ (red 3). Multiple folders can be specified, separated by a comma.

  • Click on “Connect“ (red 4).

  • A number of plug-ins are installed in %USERPROFILE%\invantive\plugins.

  • Choose the plug-in “Extract contents“ (red 5):

  • Choose the output folder (red 6):

  • Execute the conversion (red 7).

  • The output is stored as one table per data sets (red 8):