How to use elapsed time function with state machine in Lab VIEW

Hello
I've been trying to use state machine with elapsed time function in order to sequentially start and stop my code. The arrangement is to start the code for 1 minute then stop for 5 minutes. I've attached the code, the problem is when I place the elapsed time function out of the while loop it doesn't work, on the other hand when I place it inside the loop it does work but it doesn't give the true  signal to move to the next state. 
Could you please have a look to my code and help me to solve this issue.
Regards 
Rajab
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Rajab84 wrote:
Thanks apok for your help
even with pressing start it keeps running on wait case 
could you please explain the code for me, the use of Boolean crossing, increment , and equal functions 
Best Regards 
Rajab 
OK..I modded the example to stop after 2 cycles. Also recommend taking the free online LabVIEW tutorials.
run vi. case statement goes to "initialize", shift registers are initialized to their constants. goto "wait"
"start"= false, stay in current state. If true, transition to "1 min" case
reset elapsed timer with True from shift register(counter starts at zero)."time has elapsed"=false, stay in current state(1 min). If true, goto "5min" case
reset elapsed timer with True from shift register of previous case(counter starts at zero)."time has elapsed"=false, stay in current state(5 min). If true, goto "1min" case. Also, bool crossing is looking for "true-false" from "5 min" compare function to add cycle count.
Once cycle count reaches 2, stop while loop.... 
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