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WAIT

Category: Workflow / Internal


Description

This action pauses the action chain for a specified number of seconds. No actions are performed during this wait time. This action doesn't block or pause independent action chains in the project.


Use cases

Waiting for external processes to finish (e.g. after triggering an external application using Run external program action).


Action settings

SettingDescription
Pause for*Select/Enter the number of seconds to wait.

* Setting can be specified using a parameter.


Remarks

Holding down CTRL while clicking the up/down buttons increases/decreases the value by 10.
Holding down SHIFT while clicking the up/down buttons increases/decreases the value by 100.
Holding down CTRL+SHIFT while clicking the up/down buttons increases/decreases the value by 1000.

When running a process using Wait, depending on the length of time set, the "Still running…" window may open and display the amount of elapsed time waiting.


Community examples


See also

transformations/wait.txt · Last modified: 2021/07/19 00:21 by craigt