XenoGuard 4.0 Documentation

Hue Light Effect

ActionStep Reference » Home Automation » Philips Hue » Light » Hue Light Effect 

The ActionStep Hue Light Effect modifies the colors of the light from one color to another.

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  1. Open the Home Automation node in the Workspace Explorer.
  2. Open the Philips Hue node.
  3. In the Light node, select the Hue Light Effect ActionStep.


The ActionStep has the following input parameters:

name Description
Hue Bridge
The control center for all smart-home devices.

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed]
Light Name
The name of the light.

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed, Local, Global]
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Result, Enum]
The color loop effect on the light.

Allowed Values: None or Color Loop

Allowed Context Scope [Fixed]
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter, Enum]


The ActionStep returns the following results:

The set color loop effect for the light.

Allowed Context Scopes [Fixed, Local, Global]
Allowed Context Types [Variable, Parameter]

Example 1 (Simultaneously run a color loop and an audio file):

This example runs the color loop effect and plays an audio file from a specified folder at the same time. The audio files were retrieved from local storage. After all audio files were played, the light is turned off and a text is output via Message Box.

See other Light operations: