General Settings

Use the General Settings page to specify general Automator settings.

To access the General Settings page

  1. On the Navigation Tree, click System Settings, and then  select System Preferences.

  2. At the top of the page, click Automator, and then select the General Settings tab.

To specify the Prerequisite Command Line Timeout settings

  1. In the Prerequisite Command Line Timeout field, specify a timeout for prerequisite command lines (in seconds). This tells Automator how long to wait before ending the command line and considering the prerequisite as failed. The default value is 10 seconds.

  2. To save the settings, click the Save button.

To set the duration of workspace validation in visual processes

  1. In The number of seconds after which the workspace validation will be automatically canceled field, set your desired duration of workspace validation when opening a Visual Process containing a workspace element.

NOTE: Setting the value to "0" will disable workspace validation.

  1. To save the settings, click the Save button.

To specify the Allow terminate Automator Jobs settings

Choose this option if you want to cancel the process export in progress.

  1. Enable the Allow terminate Automator Jobs check box. The export is cancelled by clicking the Cancel job icon.

  2. Disable the Allow terminate Automator Jobs check box. The export runs complete regardless of whether the job is cancelled.

  3. To save the settings, click the Save button.

Note: The Allow terminate Automator Jobs option is available for both Standard and Visual Processes.

To specify the Allow ignore Global Alerts settings

Choose this option to allow global alerts to be ignored.

  1. Enable the Allow ignore Global Alerts check box. The Ignore Global Alert check box becomes available in the Process Alerts window.

  2. Disable the Allow ignore Global Alerts check box. The Ignore Global Alert check box will not be available in the Process Alerts window.

  3. To save the settings, click the Save button.