Pause
The <Pause> verb waits silently for a specific number of seconds. If <Pause> is the first verb in a RCML response, calls.teleapi will wait the specified number of seconds before picking up the call.

Pause Attributes

Name
Allowed Values
Default Value
length
integer > 0
1 second
Length. The 'length' attribute specifies how many seconds calls.teleapi will wait silently before continuing on.

Nesting

The verb can not have any other verbs or nouns nested.

Examples

Example of how to use the <Pause> verb:
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<Response>
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<Pause length="5"/>
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</Response>
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Delayed pickup
This example demonstrates using <Pause> to wait between two <Say> verbs.
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
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<Response>
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<Say>I will pause 10 seconds starting now!</Say>
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<Pause length="10"/>
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<Say>I just paused 10 seconds</Say>
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</Response>
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