Editing Task Steps

Many options and adjustments can be performed on any action once they are added to the steps pane. Right-clicking inside the steps pane opens a pop-up menu that displays a list of available options. The same options can be found on the toolbar as well.

Moving, Changing, or Deleting Steps

The Task Builder can be used to move, modify, or delete the existing steps of a task.

To move one or more steps up or down in the step sequence:

  1. In the Steps pane of the Task Builder window, select the step or steps you want to move. (To select a block of steps use SHIFT+click.)

  2. Click the Move Up or Move Down button on the toolbar.

    or

    Click the Cut button . Then click the step where you want to place the cut step, and click the Paste button .

    The step will be placed above the selected step.

To increase or decrease indentation:

  1. In the Steps pane of the Task Builder window, select the step or steps you want to indent. (To select a block of steps use SHIFT+click.)

  2. Click the Increase Indent button in increase indentation or the  Decrease Indent decrease indentation.

To modify the properties of a step:

  1. In the Steps pane of the Task Builder window, double-click the step you want to modify.

  2. Enter your changes in the properties dialog box, and click OK.

To delete a step:

 

Disabling Specific Task Steps

Steps of a task can be disabled or enabled so that you can use or test different versions of the same task. The Enable button on the toolbar acts as a toggle to enable and disable the selected task step. When a step is disabled, it is treated as a comment and ignored when the task runs.

To disable or enable a task step:

  1. In the Steps pane of the Task Builder window, select the step you want to disable or enable.

  2. Click the Enable button on the toolbar.

Undo / Redo

To allow easy creation and editing of tasks, an Undo and Redo option is included as well.

To undo a change:

To redo a change after undo:

See Also

About Actions

Available Actions

Adding Task Steps