Automation Testing

I am currently working through some automations and some different ideas on how to get them to work the way I want. However, the particular automation that I am working through (as far as I can tell) only works when it is run at a particular time (hourly, daily, when a date is reached, etc..). Is there a way to test these automations when I am ready to test them, rather than waiting for the automation to run on the hour? Testing the automation to run at 9:00, finding out that it isn't set up correctly, and then having to wait for 10:00 is a bit annoying. For reference, I am alerting people in contact columns when rows they are are on change, and it is essentially a bulk upload, so receiving an email for each row isn't an option, so I can't use "Run when Triggered".😥


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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @Coop22

    I hope you're well and safe!

    You could add a so-called helper column (checkbox) and have that trigger the automation manually until you're ready.

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!


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