The next table presents the properties of the Conditional Start process activity.

Property

Description

Optionality

Default value

Obs.

Name

Name that identifies the Conditional Start process activity in the Process flow.

Mandatory

 

The name must be unique in the Process flow.

See rules for naming elements.

Description

Free text that describes the Conditional Start process activity. 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.

Label

The text to be displayed in the back-office whenever an instance of this Conditional Start activity is executed..

Optional

 

If not defined, the displayed text will be the Conditional Start activity name.

Public

Indicates whether this process activity can be used by other modules.

Mandatory

No

This property is only available for process activities that were created in the current module.

 

See Expose a Process Activity.

 

When a process activity is public its process must also be public.

Start On

The event that automatically starts  the process activity execution:

 

Create <entity>: the Conditional Start begins the execution of the flow when a record is created for the specified entity;

 

Update <entity>: the Conditional Start begins the execution of the flow when a record is updated for the specified entity.

Mandatory

NA

When an entity event is chosen, the primary key of the entity is automatically added as an input parameter of the process. In this way each process instance has a reference indicating which entity record it is related to.

Entity Attributes

Use the listed entity attributes as a filter to determine the cases where the conditional start execution begins.

 

The allowed attributes for filtering are the entity's primary key and reference attributes.

Optional

 

These attributes are displayed after an entity event has been selected in the Start On property.

See Also

About Conditional Start Tool