Or activity

An activity that merges multiple process branches into one branch. You can specify if successful completion of one of task cancels the activities in other branches of the process, or whether some or all activities can continue.


Or activity

Configure the Or activity

To configure the Or activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Examples

  • (Example) Configure a Timer activity
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

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 the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Common Common icon tab.
      2. On the Common Common icon tab, drag the Or Or icon activity onto your process.
    • Change an activity:
      1. In your process, double-click your activity.

Procedure

  1. Complete the fields on the General Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Configure General Options for a System Activity.

  2. Click Configuration Configuration icon
  3. Configure the Or activity options on the Configuration screen.

    For more information, refer to Select Activities to Cancel for the Or activity.

  4. (Optional) Click Advanced Advanced icon > Email Notifications E-mail Notifications icon.

    For more information, refer to Configure E-mail Notifications for Any Activity.

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Or activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Configuration

Specifies the activities to cancel when the process enters the Or activity.

Figure: Configuration screen

Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

All Human Tasks

Function:
Cancels the nearest incoming human task activities.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - Specifies that the nearest incoming human activities are cancelled.
  • Deselected - Specifies that all the activities continue to run.
Default Value:
Deselected
Example:
Refer to:

All System Activities

Function:
Cancels the nearest incoming system activities.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - Cancels the nearest incoming system activities.
  • Deselected - All system activities continue.
Default Value:
Deselected
Example:
Refer to:

Specific Activities

Function:
Cancels the selected activities.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - Specifies that the selected activities are cancelled.
  • Deselected - Does not specify activities to cancel. You can select other options to specify activities to cancel by type.
Default Value:
Deselected

Activity Display Name

Function:
Shows the display names of activities that can be canceled.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the Configuration window, click Specific Activities.
Accepted Values:
Read only.

Activity Internal Name

Function:
Shows the unique, technical names of activities that can be canceled.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the Configuration window, click Specific Activities.
Accepted Values:
Read only.
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

Type

Function:
Shows the type of activities that can be canceled.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the Configuration window, click Specific Activities.
Accepted Values:
Read only.

Filter Filter icon

Function:
Shows the items in the list based on the values you enter.
  1. Click Filter Filter icon.
  2. On the filter screen, select your operator.
  3. Enter the values to show in your list.
To Open this Field:
  1. On the Configuration window, click Specific Activities.
Accepted Values:
  • Is equal to
  • Is not equal to
  • Starts with
  • Contains
  • Does not contain
  • Ends with
Default Value:
Is equal to