Tasks Overview

Adding Tasks

To add a task, complete the following:

  1. Open a dataset’s view.
  2. Click on the ADD TASK button. This opens the Add Task Menu.
  3. You can hover over any of the buttons to see additional information about the task.
  4. Clicking on the task opens a Task panel. See Tasks for more information about tasks.
  5. After you have configured a valid set of inputs, the APPLY button becomes valid.
  6. Clicking the CANCEL button cancels the operation. Note that this cannot be undone.
  7. Clicking the APPLY button will submit the task to Mammoth.
  8. Data gets refreshed after the task is finished. An entry for the task is added in the pipeline.

This action can be undone or modified by the menu in the pipeline.

Pipeline

Open the Pipeline panel by clicking on the button to the left of the ADD TASK button.

The Pipeline is a serial list of tasks and exports that run one after another.

When the Dataset updates, the new data is automatically synced to the View. Each task in the pipeline runs sequentially. You can pause this by turning off auto-sync.

You can rerun the Pipeline partially if any of the tasks are edited or discarded.

Editing tasks

You can edit any task. This is done by first identifying the task to be edited in the pipeline. Each task has a menu at the top right corner. The Modify option opens the task panel in the edit mode.

The system prevents editing of any task if it can hinder the execution of steps in the pipeline.

The system prevents edits to task if the edits to the task can hinder the execution of steps in the pipeline. A warning is displayed. Read the error message and take corrective action.

Deleting tasks

You can delete any task. This is done by first identifying the task to be deleted in the pipeline. Each task has a menu at the top right corner. The Delete option displays a confirmation dialogue.

Note that this action cannot be undone.

The system prevents edits to task if the edits to the task can hinder the execution of steps in the pipeline. A warning is displayed. Read the error message and take corrective action.