Wait

This activity can be used to pause the robot execution for the specified amount (in milliseconds).

Properties

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Input

  • Time: number of milliseconds the robot to sleep.

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Misc

  • Display Name: action display name in your implementation project

  • Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.

  • Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.

  • Abort on Error: True/False

  • Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.

Use Case

Potential Use Cases

Use Case 1: pause the robot 5000 milliseconds / 5 seconds in order to allow an application to open

Use Case 2: pause the robot 5000 milliseconds / 5 seconds in order to allow a browser to open on a certain URL

Use Case 3: pause the robot in order for an application to execute an operation before the robot performs the next activity.

Examples of Using Wait

Example

In this example, the robot will display 2 messages at 3 seconds difference between them. The delay is set by the Wait activity.

Watch the robot in action:

You can see how the Wait activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:

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