Batch publish - override output path in a task

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John Johann
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Batch publish - override output path in a task

Unread post by John Johann » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:19 pm

My projects contain pre-defined tasks which include the output file path.

Is it possible to override the output path specified in the task when executing via batch file?

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Re: Batch publish - override output path in a task

Unread post by Tim Green » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:27 pm

John Johann wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:19 pm
Is it possible to override the output path specified in the task when executing via batch file?
No, tasks are always executed as a full block when you call them from the command line. If you want granular control like that you need to put everything in the batch file. Or just create another action in the task with a different output path.

Remember that you can call individual actions from within a task by using the syntax:

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/TSK="Task Name:Action Name" 
Where the task name and the action name are separated by a colon. So you could create one action for each output path you need and call them individually from your batch. 8)
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Re: Batch publish - override output path in a task

Unread post by John Johann » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:50 pm

Thanks for the prompt reply -- can you then please put "Copy/duplicate action" on the wish list

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Re: Batch publish - override output path in a task

Unread post by Tim Green » Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:18 pm

John Johann wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:50 pm
Thanks for the prompt reply -- can you then please put "Copy/duplicate action" on the wish list
Done. 8)
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