Programmatic periodic Agent schedule by formula 
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: Alois Gruber1713 25 Jan 2008
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Add an option to reschedule a periodic agent by formula. The properties box of an agent would need a small input box to add a formula. The formula is being computed after the agent has run. If the formula returns a datetime value, that datetime is being used as next schedule time. If the formula returns a number, this number is being used as @adjust(@now;0;0;0;0;minutes;0) to determine the next schedule.
 
That way probably ANY scheduling scheme could be possible like tri-weekly, every 10th day, the next birthday according to calendar, etc.
 
I am not sure wheter this was the idea behind that post: ideajam.net/IdeaJam/P/ij.nsf/0/81223C5BE124D9418625739F0030A10D



1) Rob Goudvis8695 (30 Jan 2008)
As an alternative you could start your agent with some code to find out whether or not it should continue to run. This would be more flexible than extending the schedule formula.
2) Alois Gruber1713 (30 Jan 2008)
@Rob:
I know that this is possible and I often use this, but the purpose is to avoid unnecessary starts of agents when I know in advance when they should run again










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