Timed scripts without locking up functionality

kee nethery kee at kagi.com
Mon May 13 20:26:18 EDT 2013

-- use a 

send magicgatemouseup to stack "mystack" in 120 seconds

-- then in your stack

on magicgatemouseup
   if condition is not met then
      send magicgatemouseup to stack "mystack" in 120 seconds
   end if
end magicgatemouseup

On May 13, 2013, at 5:21 PM, Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel <skip at magicgate.com> wrote:

> I am having a hard time researching a solution since most of the forums are
> down :)  Here is my issue, hopefully somebody has the simple answer to my
> question...
> I have a script that runs every two minutes and I have been calling it with:
> on mouseUp
>  wait for 120 seconds
>  processRequest
> end mouseUp
> I then call a repeat script that keeps checking for the status and
> repeating it until a condition is met.  Obviously when I do this it locks
> up my software until the condition has been satisfied.
> How can I do this without locking everything up?
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