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Interaction Designer - Delay


A delay is simply used to cease activity within a workflow for a defined period of time.

Mini Toolbar

The following options are available in the mini toolbar when you select a delay:

  • Fire Delay: this option is only available when a delay’s status is Counting down delay. Firing the delay ceases the countdown, setting the remaining delay time to 00:00:00 and its status to Completed, and causes the subsequent activities to commence execution.

  • Show configuration panel

Configuration Panel

A delay’s configuration panel contains a single tab (General).

The General tab contains a single property:

Wait at this activity for: you can specify the delay’s duration as a combination of separate days, hours, minutes and seconds values. All values thus supplied must be integers. The default duration for a delay is one minute.

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