pause while

This command pauses action script evalulation while a relevance expression is True. It will continue and execute the next command as soon as the expression evaluates to False or the expression fails to evaluate.

Use relevance substitution to define the condition.

Version Platforms
8.0.584.0 AIX, HP-UX, Mac, Red Hat, SUSE, Solaris, Windows
8.1.535.0 Debian, Ubuntu


pause while <condition>

The condition should be a relevance expression.


Pause action script evaluation while updater.exe is running.

pause while {exists running application "updater.exe"}

Pause action script evaluation while the file C:\result.txt does not exist.

pause while {not exists file "C:\result.txt"}