My apologies if this feature exists, but if it does I do not know how to do it and I have not found a context menu option where I would intuitively expect to find one.
We run several different activities, most on schedule, and some activities we run in ad hoc fashion whether reguarly scheduled or ad-hoc-only.
Some activities have the prior completion of other activities as dependencies, and right now I would like to be able to:
- stop the timer
- run "activity1"
- queue "activity2" to run right after "activity1" completes
- queue "activity3" to run right after "activity2" completes
This would be much better than waiting for "activity1" to complete, remembering to come back CatTools to run "activity2", waiting for "activity2" to complete, and so on.
Intuitively I would expect to be able to right-click on an activity while another is running and "add to run queue" or something similar. If the queue functionality already exists then my feature request would be to add a context menu (right-click) option to activities that allows them to be added to a queue while others are running.
It would also be very useful to have an option for the timer to start again at the completion of the queued activities. Then it wouldn't be necessary to remember to go back to CatTools to manually re-enable the timer after the queued activities had finished running. Being able to close the CatTools console completely after queueing all of the activities and having CatTools automatically start the timer once the queued activities were finished running would be ideal.