You can now create Windows scheduled tasks directly from within the application; but if you want to create them manually, follow the instructions below (depending on your edition of Windows).

Windows 7 & Windows Vista

Open Start Menu, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Tasks Scheduler.

Click "Create Basic Task..."

Windows Vista Task Scheduler

Fill in a recognizable task name and description.

Create a basic task

Define the trigger, i.e. when the task will be started.

Task trigger

Depending on the trigger type, fill in additional fields to define the exact schedule.

Task trigger details

Configure the action to "Start a program".

Task action

Fill in the full path to the Flickr Schedulr executable and specify "/upload" as the argument (this is very important). If you have multiple Flickr accounts, specify the name of the account between quotes, e.g.: /upload "My Flickr Account". Otherwise the default account is used.

Start a program

Click Finish. Flickr Schedulr is now ready to start uploading your pictures!

Summary

Windows XP

Open Start Menu, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Scheduled Tasks.

Click "Add Scheduled Task"

Windows XP Task Scheduler

The Scheduled Task Wizard opens, click Next to continue.

Scheduled Task Wizard

Click "Browse..." to select the full path to the Flickr Schedulr executable.

Task executable

Fill in a recognizable task name and select when the task should run.

Task schedule

Fill in additional fields to define the exact schedule.

Task schedule details

Fill in the details of the user account that should be used to launch the task.

Task account information

The task has been created. Click "Open advanced properties..." to configure the command line (this is very important).

Task scheduled

In the "Run" text box, add the "/upload" argument (without the quotes) to the path to the executable. If you have multiple Flickr accounts, specify the name of the account between quotes, e.g.: /upload "My Flickr Account". Otherwise the default account is used.

Task properties

Click OK. Flickr Schedulr is now ready to start uploading your pictures!

Task is scheduled

Last edited May 12, 2011 at 4:41 PM by jelled, version 6

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