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  1. Preface
  2. Understanding Data Types and Field Properties
  3. Designing Processes
  4. Using and Displaying Data
  5. Designing Guides
  6. Designing Process Objects
  7. Designing Service Connectors
  8. Using Connectors
  9. System Services, Listeners and Connectors

2. Design

2. Design

Wait Step

Wait Step

When you add a Wait step, you set some properties.
The following table describes the Wait step properties:
Property
Description
Name
The name of the Wait step.
Wait
Properties that determine when and for how long the process pauses. You can choose from the following options:
  • At a specific time
  • After a wait period

Pause at a specific time

Select this option to pause the process at a particular time. Enter the
Time
you want the process to pause at, and optionally, a
Delay
. The
Delay
value can be an integer or a field that you define.
The following image shows the
At a Specific Time
option:
For example, set the process to pause at 1:00 am after three days. 1:00 am is the
Time
and three days is the
Delay
.

After a wait period

Select this option to pause the process after a period. The period begins when the process reaches the Wait step. Enter the
Wait Period
that you want the process to pause for. The
Wait Period
value can be an integer or a field that you define.
For example, set the process to pause for one hour from the time that the process reaches the Wait step.
The following image shows the
After a wait period
option: