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action:Pause [2016/04/09 04:49]
AlainLifchitz JMTX template + add internal links
action:Pause [2016/04/11 09:22] (current)
peternlewis Separate Pause and Pause Until
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-====== Pause Actions ​======+====== Pause ======
  
-There are two Pause [[:​Actions|actions]]:​ +The //​Pause// ​action pauses for a number of seconds. You may enter a calculation for the number of seconds. Enter the number or calculation in the //Pause for// text area. 
-  - //​Pause ​for// a number of seconds. You may enter a calculation for the number of seconds. Enter the number or calculation in the //Pause for// text area.  +
-  - //Pause Until// which pauses until conditions are met.+
  
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-===== 1. Pause for n Seconds ===== 
 {{:​action:​km-pause-action-variable.png?​nolink|}} {{:​action:​km-pause-action-variable.png?​nolink|}}
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-===== 2. Pause Until ===== 
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-{{:​action:​pauseuntil.png|}} 
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-**For //Pause Until// select a condition:​** 
-  *Any of the following are true — at least one condition must be true. 
-  *All of the following are true — every condition must be true. 
-  *None of the following are true — no condition is true. 
-  *Not all of the following are true — at least one condition must be false. 
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-Add a new condition by clicking the green + button beside //New Condition// to select from a list of available conditions. 
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-For a great discussion on various techniques, see this KM Forum thread: 
-[[http://​forum.keyboardmaestro.com/​t/​pause-until-action-is-complete/​1803|Pause until action is complete]] 
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-Conditions are grouped by category. See the [[:​Conditions|Conditions]] section for further details. 
-  *[[condition:​Application|Application]] 
-  *[[condition:​Button|Button]] 
-  *[[condition:​Calculation|Calculation]] 
-  *[[condition:​Calculation|Clipboard]] 
-  *[[condition:​Environment_Variable|Environment Variable]] 
-  *[[condition:​Found_Image|Found Image]] 
-  *[[condition:​Key|Key]] 
-  *[[condition:​Location|Location]] 
-  *[[condition:​Macro|Macro/​Macro Group]] 
-  *[[condition:​Menu|Menu]] 
-  *[[condition:​Modifiers|Modifiers]] 
-  *[[condition:​Mounted_Volume|Mounted Volume]] 
-  *[[condition:​Path|Path]] 
-  *[[condition:​Pixel|Pixel]] 
-  *[[condition:​Script|Script]] 
-  *[[condition:​Text|Text]] 
-  *[[condition:​Typed_String|Typed String]] 
-  *[[condition:​USB_Device|USB Device]] 
-  *[[condition:​Variable|Variable]] 
-  *[[condition:​Any_Window|Any Window]] 
-  *[[condition:​Front_Window|Front Window]] 
-  *[[condition:​Wireless_Network|Wireless Network]] 
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-After selecting a condition category you can make further choices. For example, if you choose the //​Application Condition// you can choose a specific application to be running, or at the front, and so on. 
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-Add further conditions by clicking the green + button again. 
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 ===== See Also ===== ===== See Also =====
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 === Actions === === Actions ===
  
 +* [[action:​Pause Until|Pause Until]]
 * [[action:​Until|Execute Action Until Conditions Met]] * [[action:​Until|Execute Action Until Conditions Met]]
 * [[action:​While|Execute While Conditions Met]] * [[action:​While|Execute While Conditions Met]]
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 ==== Forum ==== ==== Forum ====
  
-- [[https://​forum.keyboardmaestro.com/​t/​issue-pause-until-action-fails-with-no-windows/​3022/​7|ISSUE:​ PAUSE UNTIL Action Fails with No Windows]]+
action/Pause.txt · Last modified: 2016/04/11 09:22 by peternlewis