Setting Constants

The Constants tab allows you to create AutoMate constants. Constants are similar to variables in that they are populated with a specific value. The value of a constant is available to all tasks on the system but unlike variables, constants maintain the same value from task to task. They cannot be modified from or within a running task. Constants are local to each machine.

To Add a constant:

  1. From the System menu in the Task Administrator window, select Options.

  2. Select the Constants tab. A dialog box appears as shown below:

  1. Click the Add button. A dialog titled AutoMate Constants appears as shown below:

  1. Enter the following information:

    1. Constant name: Specifies the name of the constant. The Enable parameter allows you to disable a constant by unchecking the corresponding check-box. (This parameter is enabled by default)

NOTE: A constant name must begin with a letter, and contain only letters and numbers.  


See Also


Configuring AutoMate