Scheduling a Trigger

While creating a new trigger or editing a trigger it is possible to schedule the trigger to be active during a certain hours or days of the week.  To schedule the trigger, do the following:

  1. While creating or editing a trigger, click Active Window.  You need to be in the trigger edit or trigger create mode. For more information on Adding or Editing a trigger see Adding a trigger or Editing a Trigger

    Active window screen appears
  2. Click on the Set timezone drop-down and select your timezone
  3. Select the hours and days you want your trigger to be active
  4. Click Add
    Now the trigger is set to be active only in the set window.

A manufacturing plant operating from Monday through Friday, the finished products are stored overnight in a room that needs to be maintained at a certain temperature before shipping.  The temperature of the room is monitored between Monday through Friday between 8:00 pm till 7:00 am.  If there is any major change in the temperature then a trigger is set.  This trigger stays active in between 8pm till 7am Monday through Friday using the Active window.

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