Composite Task

Composite Task


Add action


Use context menu or action toolbox to add Composite Task action to workflow scheme.

  • Click on the area with (Edit) icon on the scheme and:
  • Select category User Interaction;
  • Choose Composite Task.
  • In action toolbox:
  • Select category User Interaction;
  • Drag and drop Composite Task action to the area with (Edit) icon on the workflow scheme.

Configure action


Open action configuration dialog to edit action properties:

  • Open action context menu on the scheme and choose Edit;
  • Or double click the action on the scheme.

Action properties


Use configuration dialog to edit action properties:

Property Description
Title Defines action title.
By default the title is action type name.
Task
Participants Defines task assignees.
Lookups are available for this property.
Title Defines task name.
Lookups are available for this property.
Description Defines task description.
Lookups are available for this property.
Due date Defines task due date.
Lookups are available for this property.
Content Type Content type defines a set of columns available to select as Outcome field and Task item properties.
Only content types of the task list which is selected in workflow settings are available for this property.
Outcome field Defines field which contains outcomes of the task.
Only fields of type Choice are available for this property.
A list of fields is defined by Content Type.
Default Outcome Default outcome if the task is completed automatically due to workflow cancellation, or parallel processing if Completion flag is set to YES.
If the task is canceled and no outcome specified, the default outcome will be applied.
Assign a task to each member within groups If NO, the tasks will be assigned to groups specified in Participants.
If YES, individual task will be assigned to each user of the groups specified in Paricipants.
Related Item Lookup to the current workflow item.
Task item properties Use to set values for the fields of task.
Available fields are defined by Content type.
Lookups are available for this property.
Initial email
Initial email Defines subject of the email.
Lookups are available for this property.
Body Defines body of the email.
Formatted text. Lookups are available for this property.
Reminder email
Send reminder email If enabled, the reminder emails will be send.
Frequency Frequency of the emails.
Recurrence Number of the emails.
If “Infinitely” flag is set, the overdue reminder emails will be sent until the task is completed.
Subject Subject of the reminder email.
Lookups are available for this property.
Body Body of the reminder email.
Formatted text. Lookups are available for this property.
Cancellation email
Subject Subject of the cancellation email.
Lookups are available for this property.
Body Body of the cancellation email.
Formatted text. Lookups are available for this property.
Wait for task completion If set to Yes, the workflow will stop until the tasks are completed.
If set to No, the workflow will continue to the next action after the tasks are created.
Tasks The variable to store task completion results. Only variables of type Collection are available for this property.
Each collection item is the dictionary which contains ID and Outcome of completed task.

Examples

Assign task:


Assign tasks to several assignees and set an overdue reminder:



Task due dates can be calculated using “Calculate date” action.

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