Using this utility, you can execute a task or procedure file.
This document covers the following topics:
A task is created and maintained using the Configuration Manager. For detailed information, see Tasks in the Overview of Object Properties.
You can execute a task (except Software AG tasks) in the following ways:
Select the task from the task list (see below).
Enter the name of the task and, if applicable, all required parameters in the command line.
Press the key or key combination that is defined for the task.
Choose the task from a user menu.
To execute a task or procedure file using the task list
From themenu, choose .
Choose the following toolbar button:
The Select Task or Procedure dialog box appears.
The dialog box contains a list of all tasks and procedure files that are allowed for the user, including the transfer tasks for Natural objects. By default, the list of available tasks is shown first.
To display the list of all available procedure files, choose the corresponding option button.
The Debugging a Procedure File for further information.button only applies to procedures. See
Select the desired task or procedure file.
The selected task or procedure file is started. When parameters are required, a dialog box appears, for example:
Enter the parameters in the dialog box and choose thebutton.
See Transferring Natural Objects for further information.
A task is automatically terminated upon completion.
You can also cancel the task during execution. If a dialog box appears during the execution of a task, you can choose thebutton to abort the task. In all other cases, the cancelation method depends upon the type of task.
|This type of task||is canceled as follows|
|Procedure file task||Choose Aborting or Terminating a Procedure File.from the menu or choose the corresponding toolbar button. See also:|
|Application task||Use the application-specific command. For example, in a Windows application, choosefrom the menu.|
|DOS task||Enter a DOS command (for example, press CTRL+C).|