Excel running under the platform with approval workflow ?

Excel running under the platform with approval workflow ?

  

Is it possible to have Excel running under the platform with approval workflow ?


A lot of users will be connected through a unique Excel file with approval worflow, to avoid to share excel file by email

Hi Olivier,

This would not be the best option, because Excel is not a multi-user application. If somebody has Excel open, or closes Excel in the wrong way, nobody can edit the Excel document.

Why not using OutSystems and build your own approval workflow? Using BPT would be a nice addition, because you can learn about BPT and this way people can be informed about tasks assigned to them, be warned when they forget, etc.

If you want, you can follow the online BPT course which has some kind of approval tool as learning example.

Kind regards,

Remco Dekkinga

Remco Dekkinga wrote:

Hi Olivier,

This would not be the best option, because Excel is not a multi-user application. If somebody has Excel open, or closes Excel in the wrong way, nobody can edit the Excel document.

Why not using OutSystems and build your own approval workflow? Using BPT would be a nice addition, because you can learn about BPT and this way people can be informed about tasks assigned to them, be warned when they forget, etc.

If you want, you can follow the online BPT course which has some kind of approval tool as learning example.

Kind regards,

Remco Dekkinga

Thank you for your answer,

OK for not using Excel !!! But inside the Outsourcing platform is there a capability to do simple calculation (+ - x /) and logical test (ie: if data on cell = z then value = 0) on data inside column or cells  ( initially coming from an excel file)


Hi Olivier,

You can do any calculation in OutSystems. The basic calculations are always available and more difficult ones you can add using an extension.

Kind regards,

Remco Dekkinga

Remco Dekkinga wrote:

Hi Olivier,

You can do any calculation in OutSystems. The basic calculations are always available and more difficult ones you can add using an extension.

Kind regards,

Remco Dekkinga

Thanks again for the info on the basic calculation

In outsourcing platform, is it possible to to logical test (ie: if data on cell = z then value = 0) on data inside column or cells  ( initially coming from an excel file)

This is to have on the Outsourcing platform,  a file coming from excel including some calculations and logical test on differents cells (see column G on the attachment)


Regards 




Hi Olivier,

The calculations and logical functionality / test you are looking for are all very simple to build in OutSystems.

The best thing you can do is to follow some tutorials on the OutSystems learning page and download the tool to see for yourself how easy it is. You can start with a free personal edition of the OutSystems platform.

Kind regards,

Remco Dekkinga