Backup AutoMate Action
<AMBACKUPAUTOMATE BACKUPTASKSANDTRIGGERS="yes/no" BACKUPHKCU="yes/no" BACKUPHKLM="yes/no" BACKUPARCHIVENAME="text">
Aggregates AutoMate managed tasks, triggers, and settings into a compressed file which can later be used to restore an AutoMate installation.
Used to create a simple task that backs-up the current automate installation to a single file. To restore using this file, select System -> Restore from the Task Administrator.
When enabled, managed tasks will be included in the backup.
When enabled, registry settings for the current user such as toolbar arrangement and font settings will be included in the backup
When enabled, registry settings for the local machine such as task execution speed and error settings will be included in the backup.
Specifies the location in which to save the archive file. Click the Folder icon to navigate to the desired location or manually enter the path in the provided text-box.
Specifies that if an archive file with the same name already exists, it will be overwritten with the newly created archive file.
This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.
More on setting custom step description
This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.
More on Error Handling Options
All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.
More on variables
More on expressions
More on the expression builder
NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.
<AMBACKUPAUTOMATE BACKUPHKCU="YES" BACKUPHKLM="YES" BACKUPARCHIVENAME="C:Temp\Backup" />