Using conditions in a collection
Add conditions to your collection to support multiple paths of execution.
At run time, a condition evaluates an expression or the results of a function alias. If the returned value equals true, the condition is met and the step or action that immediately follows is processed.
All conditions use the primary page of the collection. They do not use context page of the step.
You can use a condition to control the execution of:
Options and run-time behavior
The Collection form displays conditions as a drop-down list. You can select one of the following options.
The step or action runs each time the collection is called.
This is the default value.
The step or action only runs when the specified criteria is met.
Additional icons appear when you select this option:
Steps that use this condition appear as skipped in Tracer results when the specified criteria is not met.
This step is ignored when the collection is called.
This option is only available for conditions on steps on the Rules tab.
Steps that use this condition do not appear in Tracer results.
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