External Task – Data File

Worked out example. This document is more a reference document for individual actions.

One of two types of external tasks.

that will work like you would expect a standard terminal program to work. You decide when to start the execution, and the program will use the current value of the input parameters. Once it has started you can modify the input but that will not automatically restart the task. ImageTank will constantly monitor the output from the task and update it in the background.

From an existing setup

If you already have a task that you created you can set it up again by using the Existing menu. If this is a new task click on the Create button.

Create a new project

The Input Variables

Creating a Project

Debugging

Time Sequence vs One Value

Using the Template

Adding entries to the Output

Propagating a Change

Execution Log

Choosing a Working Directory