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Chat Delay Action
This action will delay chat flow by a given amount of seconds. A typing indicator can be enabled to give the end user the feeling of someone typing on the chatbot end.
The action uses the following settings:
You do not need to use this action to simulate typing of standard text: Xenioo already implements a chatbot wide typing simulation mechanism. Use this delay to simulate additional, processing related delay.
The chat delay applied should not be used to simulate a long process happening. On multiple platforms, a chat delay of more than 10 seconds will automatically hide the typing indicator and look like the chatbot has gone silent. To simulate an asynchronous operation please refer to broadcasts or behaviors scheduling.
This action has no triggers.
This action does not produce any variable.
Channel specific availability follows the table below:
This action can be used only inside interactions and not as child of other actions.