Stopping a Task

Pause or stop running automated tasks while in process.

You can stop a task from running either manually or by inserting a conditional command within the task.

Stopping a Task Manually

To stop a task manually, simply click the Pause or Stop button on the progress window, or press the Escape (ESC) key on the keyboard for 2-3 seconds.

Stopping a Task Using a Condition

You can stop a task by using specific conditions by inserting a Stop Task command.

A Stop Task instruction looks like this in the Workbench:

Tip: Stop the task only when encountering a file that is larger than a particular number of megabytes (MBs).