Category: User Questions

User Questions
I want to move files containing a specific keyword to a specific folder
Wed 10/11/2010

Problem: I want to move files containing a specific keyword to a specific folder Solution: Discussion: To start with we need to define 3 things: 1. They keyword we are searching for, 2. The folder whose files we shall be looking into 3. The folder to which the files should be moved to in the event the keyword is found within. It is very important that we understand that the "Read Text from File" action, can only be used to...

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I want to control WinAutomation jobs running and stoping using the Command Line
Wed 03/11/2010

Problem: I want to control WinAutomation jobs running and stopping using the Command Line     Solution: Discussion: We can run a job from the Command Line by setting our folder to be C:Program FilesWinAutomation   and then by submiting the line: WinAutomationController /start "My Jobs/Folder Name/Job Name" our job will run.     We can stop a job from the Command Line by setting our folder...

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I want to keep daily stats of my Twitter Account
Thu 14/10/2010

This functionality will require installation of the free Twitter Addon! Problem: I want to keep daily stats of my Twitter Account Solution: Discussion: We start by specifying the folder and subfolders in which our excel file is located, and continue by getting the current date and time, so that we can append it to the excel file among with the figures we will retrieve. Using the "Launch Excel" action, we specify the path for...

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How do I stop all running Jobs?
Tue 14/09/2010

Problem: How do I stop all running Jobs? Solution: Discussion: To stop all Jobs from running you can simply use the Global stop Key that can be found and configured when in the Console Window under the Tools Menu, select Options. In the Window that appears you can find the "Stop Jobs with Hotkey" option, which you can either use as it is, or change it to a Hotkey that suits your needs best. You can also stop all Jobs that are...

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How do I run my Jobs on other machines?
Tue 14/09/2010

Problem: How do I run my Jobs on other machines? Solution: If the other machine that you want to run WinAutomation on has the software installed, you can simply export the job and import it on the other machine. If this other machine does not have WinAutomation installed, you can simply create an executable file that will run on any machine, by compiling the Job. To compile a Job, you simply select the job, and click on the "Generate...

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