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  1. Preface
  2. Understanding Data Types and Field Properties
  3. Designing Processes
  4. Using and Displaying Data
  5. Designing Guides
  6. Designing Process Objects
  7. Designing Service Connectors
  8. Using Connectors
  9. System Services, Listeners and Connectors

2. Design

2. Design

Assignment Step

Assignment Step

Use the Assignment step to set a value to a field.
To create an Assignment step, click a process, and then select
Assignment
from the Design canvas. Then, from the Assignments properties panel, click
Add Field
to assign Name and Source values.
The following image shows an Assignment step:
This image shows an Assignment step with five fields
To add a field, click
Add Field
and then add the following information for each field:
Name
This is the fully-qualified field name. You can select a field name from the list of fields
you defined under
.
Source
This is the source from which the field will take values from. The fields you see depend on the data type you defined
under
.
For example, if you define the data type as Date, you see the following Source options:
  • Specific date
  • Days from today
  • Days before/after
  • Field
  • Formula
If you define the data type as Number, you see the following Source options:
  • Content
  • Field
  • Formula
For more information about data types, see Using the Field Properties Dialog.
To change the order of fields in the Assignment step, perform the following steps:
  1. Click
    Reorder
    .
  2. In the
    Reorder Expression
    dialog box, select a field and use the arrow buttons to move the field up or down the order.
  3. Click
    Update
    .


Updated February 11, 2021