Is there a way to generate Excel files and not write them to disk?

I have and Excel Formatter and a Rest Post Snap. I want to send the Excel File in the Rest Post Snap. Why do I have to write the Excel file to disk first? Can I create the Excel file in memory and pass that to the Rest Post Snap somehow without going to disk first?

@Mark

You can save the file on SLDB first, and then reference the file in REST POST Single File Upload option.

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Spiro Taleski

thats what im doing. I dont need to save it on the disk though. seems like a waste of time. Seems like I should be able to pass a variable to the rest post snap pointing to the file in memory and not write (file writer) then read (rest post) from disk. But, OK.

@Mark

You can send the binary content(file) in the HTTP entity field of the REST Post snap also:
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Rest Post Snap can get the content of the file from the upstream snap, without storing the file.

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