BPMN Properties screen

Configures the BPMN properties for an activity.

Figure: Start Task Configuration screen

Start Task Configuration screen

Video: Process Builder Interface

Prerequisites

Good to Know

  • The BPMN properties are visible when you select an activity in the process.

How to Start

  1. Open Process Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to Process Builder.


    Open Process Builder
  2. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, drag any activity onto your process.

    Drag Start Task eForms
  3. Select an activity.

    Select System Activity
  4. Click Properties > BPMN Properties.

    Click BPMN Properties

Fields

Field NameDefinition

AdHoc

Function:
Specifies whether the subprocess is ad hoc.
Accepted Values:
  • True - The subprocess is ad hoc.
  • False - The subprocess is not ad hoc
Default Value:
False

Assignments

Function:
Specifies the expression that determines the assignments for an activity.

Assignment From

Function:
Specifies the source of the assignment.

Assignment To

Function:
Specifies the destination of the assignment.

Assign Time

Function:
Specifies at what point during an activity the assignment occurs.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None

Categories

Function:
Specifies the categories for purposes such as reporting and analysis.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Completion Quantity

Function:
Specifies number of tokens that will be generated down the sequence flow.
Accepted Values:
An integer.
Default Value:
1
Example:
Refer to:

Correlation

Function:
Specifies correlation set to identify a process instance in another process through the instance state.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Documentation

Function:
Specifies the documentation for the object.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Event Type

Function:
Specifies the type of event.
Accepted Values:
  • Start
  • Intermdiate
Default Value:
Start

Exclusive Type

Function:
Specifies the exclusive type for the gateway.
Accepted Values:
  • Data
  • Event
Default Value:
Data

Expression Body

Function:
Specifies the mathematical expression.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Expression Language

Function:
Specifies the language that defines the syntax for the expression.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Gateway Type

Function:
Specifies the behavior of the gateway.
Accepted Values:
  • Exculsive
  • Complex
  • Parallel
Default Value:
Complex

IO Rules

Function:
Specifies the expression that defines the relationship between one input set and one output set.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None

Is For Compensation

Function:
Specifies whether or not a compensation can be performed after the process has completed normally.
Accepted Values:
  • True - Compensation can be performed.
  • False - Compensation cannot be performed.
Default Value:
False
Example:
Refer to:

Loop Type

Function:
Specifies the type of activity loop to use.
Accepted Values:
  • None
  • Standard
  • Multi Instance
Default Value:
None
Example:
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Marker Visible

Function:
Specifies whether a marker is visible in the gateway.
Accepted Values:
  • True
  • False
Default Value:
False

Name

Function:
Specifies a name for the main label of the element.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Performers

Function:
Specifies the users who will be perform the task.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Properties

Function:
Specifies the properties for use within the processing of the activity.

Start Quantity

Function:
Specifies the number of tokens that must arrive from a single sequence flow before the activity can start.
Accepted Values:
An integer.
Default Value:
1
Example:
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Status

Function:
Specifies the status of an activity.
Accepted Values:
  • Cancelled
  • Aborting
  • Aborted
  • Completing
  • Completed
Default Value:
Completing
Example:
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SubProcess Type

Function:
Specifies the type of subprocess.
Accepted Values:
  • Reuseable
  • Reference
Default Value:
Reuseable

Task Type

Function:
Specifies the type task of the activity.
Accepted Values:
  • Script
  • Service
  • Send
  • User
Default Value:
Script
Example:
Refer to:

Trigger

Function:
Specifies the type of the trigger to start the process.
Accepted Values:
  • None
  • Timer
  • Message
  • Conditional
  • Signal
  • Multiple
Default Value:
None

Type

Function:
Specifies the type of the BPMN property.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

More Information

For more information about BPMN or BPMN properties, visit the web site of the Object Management Group at bpmn.org.