Actions Introduction

Actions are things which occur in the DemoPad solution. They are triggered by events, for example pressing or releasing a button within the app, or receiving feedback from a device.

It is possible for many actions to occur when triggered (with optional delays). A list of all the actions which occur for a specific trigger are displayed and altered in the action editor.

For example, to enter some actions which occur when a button is released, either double click the button, or click on the action editor:

Button Release Actions

Action Types

Actions fall in to one of the following action types, selectable from the drop down list:

Action Triggers

In order for actions to occur, something must trigger them. Triggers (eg pressing a button) can execute multiple actions, with optional timed delays.

Actions can be triggered in the following situations: