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Matrix42 Workflow Studio: Basic Activities

Overview

Basic workflow activities include the basic building blocks to represent sequential behavior. A set of basic workflow activities grouped by sub-categories:

Add Workflow Reference

The activity explicitly adds a relation to the workflow instance for the specified object(s). It allows the objects that are affected by the workflow instance to be tracked, for example, on the Affected Objects dialog page of the workflow instance dialog.

Repository category: Basic

Properties:

Name

Description

Reference Objects

Objects for which a reference to the workflow instance should be added.

DisplayName

Understandable name of the activity.

Relation Type

Type of relation between the instance and an object. This information is used internally by the system.

Create Bookmark

Creates a Workflow Bookmark object and suspends the workflow for human task interactions.

Repository category: Basic

Properties:

Name

Description

Display Name

Understandable name of the activity.

Summary

Short summary of the bookmark.

Description

Detailed description of the bookmark.

External Object Identifier

Reference to an object which triggers the bookmark resume.

Bookmark ID

Unique number of the bookmark.

Resumed Data

Data that was submitted during the bookmark resume.

 

Get Workflow Info

Retrieves and returns the workflow name, workflow instance ID, and process ID of the running workflow instance.

Repository category: Basic

Properties:

Name

Description

Display Name

Understandable name of the activity.

Process Identifier

Unique number of the running workflow process instance.

Workflow Instance Identifier

Unique number of the running workflow instance.

Workflow Name

Technical name of the running workflow instance.

 

Run Sub-Workflow

Runs workflow components in the context of a parent workflow.

Repository category: Basic

Properties:

Name

Description

Display Name

Understandable name of the activity.

Workflow Name

Technical name of the workflow component (PLSLComponentClassBase.Name).

Arguments

List of arguments for passing data to sub-workflow (in-arguments) and getting results back (out-arguments).

Workflow

Parent workflow.

Microsoft Base Activities

Repository category: Basic, Basic>Sub-Categories

For documentation of the Microsoft Base Activities in the Workflow Studio, see one of the following links:

Further link about the Workflow Studio UI can also be helpful: