Custom Action: Delay

A look at the delay custom action

The delay custom action is used to create pauses between executing actions in macros, effectively creating a sequence of actions. To add a delay to your action create a new custom action line and select delay from the drop down bar. You can reorder the custom action lines by dragging them up or down.

The delay is measured in ms (1000ms = 1sec)


Example of a macro action utilizing delays to ensure smooth running. This action can be found in the default windows profiles.

Tip: Short delay can be useful if some actions are not executing correctly.