The next table presents the properties of the Screen Action or User-defined action.

Property

Description

Optionality

Default value

Obs.

Name

Name that identifies the action.

Mandatory

 

The name must be unique in the screen or in the eSpace, in a case where it's a user-defined action.

See rules for naming elements.

Description

Free text that describes the action. You can edit the text by directly typing it in the property or in the description editor which opens by clicking

Optional

 

Useful for documentation purposes.

The maximum size of this property is 2000 characters.

Public

Indicates whether this user-defined action can be used by other eSpaces. See Reusing eSpace Elements.

Mandatory

No

Only for user-defined actions.

See Expose an Action.

Function

Indicates whether this user-defined action can be used as a function, available in the Scope tree of the Expression editor

Mandatory

No

Only for user-defined actions.

See Expose an Action as a User Function.

Cache in Minutes

Indicates how long the Action returned results remain in cache. However, if the cache is invalidated, during this time, the returned results removed from the cache.

Optional

Empty value; means that the element is never cached.

This property is only available for User-defined actions.

Learn more About Caching Contents.

 

See Also

Execute an action | Use Action References | Use User Functions