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How to make the parent thread wait until a step in a fork is completed?

Scenario is this:

1. User navigates to home page.
2. A large resource is requested but the user can log in asynchronously.
3. User waits after login for resource to finish loading before proceeding.

I want to use a fork to request the resource, but how can I make the parent thread wait until the child request finishes loading (or times out?)

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Dear Michael, you should use a "Wait for" action that waits that a variable value has changed with the expected value. Use an extractor in the last request of the asynchronous step.

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Michael M.
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OK, I see. I had already tried this technique but it seems I must use a variable in the fork that does NOT already exist in the parent thread, otherwise the value change is not in the parent scope.

Thanks.