Timer definition property

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Specifies the type of time expression used to determine when the timer event is triggered.

Scope

Objects: Business Process Diagram

Description

Possible values:

  • Compatible: Enables handling timers the way older GeneXus versions allowed it. More information at Timer Intermediate Event in BPD (GeneXus 16 Upgrade 3 or prior). This value is deprecated and maintained for compatibility reasons.
  • Date: Process instance is delayed until a fixed date and time. When attached to an Activity, the event is triggered at a fixed date and time.
  • Duration: Process instance or Activity is delayed for a specific time-lapse (duration). When attached to an Activity, the event is triggered after a specific time-lapse (duration). This is the default value (as of GeneXus 16 upgrade 8).
  • Cycle: Process instances are triggered periodically. When attached to an Activity, the event is triggered periodically.

Run-time/Design-time

This property applies only at design-time.

How to apply changes

To apply the corresponding changes when the property value is configured, execute a Build All.

Availability

This property is available since GeneXus 16 upgrade 4.

See Also

Timer Intermediate Event in BPD

Timer Start Event in BPD