Macro Scheduler


Overview

Beginning in Access It! Universal.NET 6.1, support has been added for a schedule tab that displays a calendar listing all the Macros scheduled. Existing Macro's can be edited by double clicking, or right clicking on a scheduled Macro. To create a new macro for a specific day, double click or right click on the day and select New Basic Macro.

It is also possible to import/export ICS files that contain single events to and from the calendar feature of Microsoft Outlook. When importing and exporting, only the Macro name and scheduled date/time are retained.

  1. In Microsoft Outlook, Navigate to the Calendar view by clicking the Calendar in the Navigation Pane.
  2. Open calendar and select the appointment that you will save as ics file individually.
  3. Click File > Save As.
  4. In the Save As dialog box
    1. Open the folder that you will save the appointment in
    2. It’s optional to change the name of exported ics file in the File name: box
    3. Click the Save as type: box, and select the iCalendar Format in the drop down list
    4. Keep checking the option of Save Selected Appointment
    5. Click the Save button
  5. In Access It! Universal.NET v6.1.x navigate to the Macros section (Main | Macros)
  6. Select the Schedule Tab
  7. Right click on any date
  8. Select Import Schedule…
  9. Select the file created from step 4
  10. Click Open
  11. Click Next
  12. Configure the Macro Step accordingly
  13. Click Next
  14. Verify the Schedule configuration (Schedule Type will be set to Run Once by default, Start Date/Time are brought in from the Outlook event file)
  15. Click Finish

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