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A trap task launched from Adobe® Illustrator® is stuck in Pilot and will not delete.


To delete the hanging task:

  1. Open Automation Engine Pilot.
  2. Find the trapping task that is stuck.
  3. In the contextual menu* of the task, click Cancel.
  4. After a while, you should see Force Quit in the contextual menu of the task.
  5. Click Force Quit to cancel the task.

*You may also go to the top menu bar in Pilot and click Task > Cancel.

For more information on what could cause a trapping task to hang please see

Article information
Applies to

PowerTrapper for Adobe® Illustrator® 12.1.1 and newer

Automation Engine 12.1.1 and newer

Last revised10-Jun-14
CW Number226123