Batch run feature allows launching a Task from .bat file or command line, or any program or app that can execute external programs.
Automation Workshop comes with many Triggers, that can fire on filesystem events, on defined schedule, on user logon, and even when new file appears on remote FTP server. But sometimes it is simply necessary to run an automated job from your custom app or database.
Batch run does exactly this—it starts a Task by passing a Task name and optional arguments via command line. These arguments are later accessed via no-code GUI module called Variable Wizard. It connects various Actions like a magic without need to write a single line of program code.
Besides options for creating batch file replacements for manual start on user demand, freeware Automation Workshop offers many ways to run scripts, macros, applications, commands in fully controlled automated manner · More on Automated run.
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