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Limited Delay For Operator Input


Les Hazlett
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Hi,

 

I need some ideas for doing something new (for me).

 

I have generated a scheduled macro task in ME which is scheduled to run during the workday. When the scheduled time arrives, I may or may not be at my desk.

 

If I am not at my desk, I want the task to begin automatically. If am working on my PC, I want to choose when the macro runs - now or later. What I have now, is an audible alert and a floating text box giving me 10 seconds to abort before the macro begins execution.

 

This isn’t a good operator interface. Using a right click on the running man is awkward. I need a better way to await operator input for a specific time period before the macro resumes execution.

 

Please suggest a better method.

 

Thanks, Les Hazlett

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Hi Les,

 

I use the "If message". It allows me to set a default timeout and I can assign the default action to either button. (I really like that I can name the buttons anything I want to, too!). So, if I'm understanding this correctly, this should work better.

 

Doreen

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