This activity disables any input from keyboard or mouse during the execution of a workflow. It helps to protect the workflow execution from user interference.
Block input applies depending on the position of the block in the workflow.
In the following example user input will be disabled as soon as the bot is launched:
Note: Ctrl+U key combination enables the input again.
This parameter allows you to create an annotation to the activity. The input text will be displayed above the activity name.
There are no other specific parameters for this activity. The only valuable thing is the position of the activity in the workflow.
How to use it?
The “Block input” activity guarantees that the execution of the workflow will not be interrupted by the user. It is appropriate in cases where the developer needs to transfer the workflow to the production environment and execute the workflow excluding any user’s interference.