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Alexca routine - change volume before and after routine

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Alexca routine - change volume before and after routine
« on: February 05, 2023, 02:40:17 pm »
I'm trying to set up a routine where it sets the volume to 10, runs a routine and then sets the volume back to normal (5) after the routine is over. When I move the last volume 5 command down to after the routine it moves back up to the top and says this action cannot be the last action in the routine. Is there no way to set the volume, run the routine and then reset the volume?

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Re: Alexca routine - change volume before and after routine
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2023, 05:17:10 pm »
I haven't tried what you are attempting to do. But if the app won't let you set the volume as the last action in a routine, just add another action at the end. Maybe something simple like a wait action.
So your entire routine would look like this:
1. volume 10
2. do some stuff
3. volume 5
4. wait 5 seconds

Re: Alexca routine - change volume before and after routine
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2023, 08:25:35 pm »
These are idiosyncracies in the code that should not require a work around. I find the concept used by Hue to define previous state for lights an elegant feature that could be applied to volume and other state changes more broadly. Nonsense is not something we should accept these days of AI beginning to substitute us where ever its deemed to be adding efficiency in processes and speeding up progress.
« Last Edit: February 06, 2023, 02:02:57 pm by Joachim47 »