This topic covers how to use the Microsoft Windows Task Scheduler tool to schedule Ideate Automation tasks to run daily or weekly without user interaction.
Review the Getting Started with Ideate Automation video for details on how to create an automation task. The script is shown in the image below.
Next step: Create a Windows Task
The work described below should be done on a machine where Revit is installed. Additionally the machine must have a cached Revit subscription login. Autodesk allows for simultaneous use of a user login on two different machines. To start the Windows Task Scheduler go to the Start and type “scheduler” as shown, then follow these instructions:
Next step: Copy the Ideate Automation Script
Use one of the two ways to copy the script to your clipboard:
Next step: Complete the Windows Task
After copying the script to the clipboard, paste the results into the “Add Arguments” text box. Before completing the task creation, check the “Open the Properties dialog...” option and then select Finish. Review the options available on both the General and Settings tab and make changes as appropriate. The task is now scheduled and can be edited later from the Task Library.
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