Tasks, in Specification Macros, are actions that can be set to be performed on the click of a macro button or during specification flow events, operations and transitions.
Additionally tasks can have conditions that will only perform the task action when the conditions have been met.
The Edit Tasks dialog is divided into two re-sizable columns:
At any time, you can click "Cancel" to discard your changes.
For more information on each Toolbox item see Toolbox
Multiple tasks can be performed for any single specification macro. Repeat the steps above to add multiple toolbox items to the Tasks window.
The order in which multiple tasks are run is determined by the order the toolbox items appear in the Tasks window. The higher they appear in the window the earlier they will be run. The order of the tasks can be changed by:
When a task is selected, its properties are shown in the Properties window.
All tasks have a "Title" property which can be used to give the task a descriptive name.
Depending on the type of task, there may be extra properties.
Each property has a green or a gray orb next to the property name. A gray orb means that the property has a static value, and a green orb means that the property's value is based on a rule. To switch a property between static or rules-based, double click the orb next to the property name.
To build a static value, type the value into the box next to the property name in the property grid.
To build a rule, click the property name in the property grid, and then click the ellipsis "..." button that appears to launch the rule builder.
Applying a condition to a task will allow DriveWorks to evaluate the condition to determine if the task is to be run or not. To set a condition to a task:
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