Wait For Time

The WaitForTime component enables you to set a delay time before or after performing a particular task.

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Ports

The WaitForTime component exposes Control In and Control Out ports by default.

Port Description
Control In Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
Control Out Must be connected to the Control In port of any other component.

Properties

To edit the properties of the WaitForTime component, in the Properties window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties:

Property Description
Search Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
Delay After Execution Can be connected to the Control In port of another component, or the default end component.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the text to be entered in a particular application (String
Name Specifies the name to identify the component. Set the name to match the application field you are interacting with.
Wait Time (Seconds) Specifies the delay time before an action is executed. The change in this property will also change the wait time option in the component.

Example

Let us consider an example of adding a wait time before opening an application.

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To use the Wait For Time component:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Wait.

  2. Drag the WaitForTime component and drop it on the Design surface.

  3. Adjust the wait time (in seconds) using the arrows, for which the component will delay the starting of the application.

    Note

    By default, the delay time is set to 30 seconds.

  4. Add a Start App component to open an application.

    To add a Start App component:

    • In the Toolbar, expand General.
    • Drag Start App components and drop it on the Design surface.
    • In File Path box, enter the file path for the application.
  5. Add a Message Box component to display a success message or a failure message in case the required application opens or fails to open.

    To add the Message Box component:

    • In the Toolbox, expand General.
    • Expand Message Box components, drag twoShow component and drop it on the Design surface.
    • In one Message Box component, enter a success message to be displayed when the application open.
    • In one Message Box component, enter a failure message to be displayed when the application fails to open.
  6. Connect:

    • The control ports of all components.
    • The Success Control Out port of the Start App component to the Control In port of the Message Box component with the success message.
    • The Fail Control Out port of the Start App component to the Control In port of the Message Box component with the failure message.
  7. In the toolbar, click Run.

    If Intellibot is able to open the application, a success message is displayed.

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