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Using Wait command

  • Updated: 5/05/2020
    • 11.3.x
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Using Wait command

Use the Wait command to introduce a delay till specific conditions are met in the terminal. You can use this command to wait before executing the next action till the specific text appears on the screen, the cursor moves to the specified location, and so on.

To wait till specific conditions are met in the terminal, do the following:

Procedure

  1. Expand the Terminal Emulator node in the Commands tab.
  2. Double-click or drag the Wait operations.
    The Terminal Emulator dialog box appears.
  3. Select an option from the Terminal Event list to specify a condition the system should wait till it is met.
    The following table provides information about the options available in the list and the input required for each option:
    OptionInput required
    Wait till text appears Waits till the text you have specified in the Text field appears on the screen of the terminal.
    Wait till text disappears Waits till the text you have specified in the Text field disappears from the screen of the terminal.
    Wait till cursor moves to position Waits till the cursor moves to the position you have specified in the Move to row and Move to column fields.
    Note: You can enter a value of 1 through 999 to specify the row and column number where the cursor is set.
    Wait till cursor moves out of position Waits till the cursor moves out of the position you have specified in the Move out of row and Move out of column fields.
    Note: You can enter a value of 1 through 999 to specify the row and column number where the cursor is set.
    Wait till screen gets blank No input required.
    Wait till screen contains text Waits till the text you have specified in the Text field is available on the screen of the terminal.
    Wait till terminal prompt appears No input required.
    Wait till terminal ready state No input required.
  4. Enter the text you want to appear on the screen of the terminal in the Text field.
  5. Enter a value in the Wait Time Out field to specify the period (in milliseconds) the system must wait before the operation times out.
  6. Click Save.

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