I have a pretty simple workflow where if a user navigates to a certain view, they are given a timer of 5 seconds before the page auto-navigates to another page.
The user is given a button to press where they can skip the timer and navigate automatically.
For some reason, pressing the button is completely ignored with the other workflow running. If I disable the automatic workflow, the button works when pressed.
I assume this is because my automatic workflow uses “add a pause before next action”, but I don’t see why this should have any affect outside the event in which it’s contained.
Hey SJL, instead of using the pause action, maybe use the “schedule a custom event” action + a 5 second delay:
- Create a custom event with the navigate option
- Use the schedule a custom event action (where you previously used the wait + navigate action:
I guess this would work, although I’m still curios why the other method prevents my button action from happening.
Will have to give it a go
You are right that the pause action is preventing you from activating a button workflow.
From my experience, you will not be able to activate a workflow when one is still not finished.
Though i think there are some exceptions like a scheduled custom workflow is running.
I could be mistaken since it’s been a while. Anyway you can easily test this in a test page.
Thanks for that.
This is annoying! I’ll see what workarounds there might be and post them here if I find any!
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