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Author Topic: Purging Marcros using a macro  (Read 4307 times)

hterzian

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Purging Marcros using a macro
« on: May 29, 2006, 02:12:10 PM »

I was wonderin if there was a way of purging macro with delays using another macro..

I was llok at this to make sure that if I have a looped macro , I can stop it without having to use the Purge tool on the PC tool.
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steven r

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Re: Purging Marcros using a macro
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2006, 05:04:15 PM »

Best way would be to use a flag that you could clear with another macro.

eg. Create a dummy appliance module say M2. This is needed to loop macro - M2. Then create 3 macros "M1 ON", "M1 OFF" and "M2". Also use flag 1.

Macro - M1 ON
Set flag 1 on
M2 ON

Macro - M1 OFF
Set flag 1 off

Marco - M2 ON
If flag 1 is set...
[enter commands you wish]
M2 ON

You would start things with the "M1 ON" macro and stop with the "M1 OFF" macro. This would not do a true purge but would exit M2 after completing a loop. This is actually preferable in most cases as you can predict the end condition of your controlled modules by finishing the M2 loop.

See also this discussion.
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