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This page is reference material which explains every setting and option for this section of an MPF yaml config file. See the instructions for config files for formatting and other details. See our guide to config file examples for more examples of real configs in action.
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This section can also be used in a show file in the
section of a step.
queue_event_player: section of your config file is similar to the
event_player:, except it posts
queue events instead of regular events.
This section is particularly useful with the queue_relay_player:.
Here's an example:
queue_event_player: some_event: queue_event: my_queue events_when_finished: my_queue_done
In the example above, when the regular event some_event is posted, a new queue event called my_queue will be posted. After all the handlers for my_queue are done, the event my_queue_done will be posted. (This could be immediately if none of the handlers blocked it, or it could be awhile if one of those handlers is doing something else first.)
The following sections are required in the
of your config:
Single event. The device will add an handler for this event. Defaults to empty.
The name of the queue event that will be posted when the parent event is posted. (required)
The following sections are optional in the
of your config. (If you don't include them, the default will be used).
One or more sub-entries. Each in the format of
A sub-configuration of key:value pairs that will be posted with the event. This setting is optional.
Single event. This device will be posted by the device. Defaults to empty.
The event name that will be posted when all the handlers of this queue event are done processing it. This setting is optional.
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