Task Scheduler - Autorun?

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I'm looking to run one of my custom html/js pages every X amount of time.  I'm hoping there is something like a task scheduler or an equivalent.  If not, does anyone have any clever suggestions on how to achieve this?

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
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Hello!

Unfortunately, there's nothing in quickbase to do this for you.  However, you could set-up a task scheduler on your computer to run the script at X amount of time.  This does mean your computer will have to be on when the scripts are set to run.  

In a windows environment, you can create a batch file (.bat) with the content being "start YOURQUICKBASEJSPAGE".  Then open windows task scheduler and have the task scheduler open the batch file every X amount of time.

In a mac environment, you can use automator to open the quickbase js page using the automator function "Get Specified URLs".  

Both windows task scheduler and mac automator are fairly straightforward and a quick google result will yield further instructions.

Hope I've helped!