Change a Parent Process with Data from a Subprocess

To change a parent process with data from a subprocess, do the procedure in this topic.

Figure: Initial Attributes screen

Initial Attributes screen

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. On the App Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add an activity:
      1. In Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Utilities tab.

        Open Utilities tab
      2. On the Utilities tab, drag the Update Parent Process Data activity onto your process.

        Drag Update Parent Process Data activity
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.
  3. On the Specify Initial Attributes screen, click Initial Attributes Initial Attributes icon.


  1. On the Specify Initial Attributes screen, complete these fields as necessary.
    Field NameDefinition


    The name of a variable you want to connect with the subprocess.
    Accepted Values:
    One line of text (a string) with no spaces.
    Default Value:


    The value in the child process to associate with the variable in the parent process.
    Accepted Values:
    An XML variable in the subprocess.
    Default Value:
    System.String - Indicates that AgilePoint system accepts the values as String data type only. In itself, this is not a valid value.
    Accepts Process Data Variables:
  2. If you want to add more process data variables, click Add (+).