This Workflow Editor is not really a new editor. It is more a new interface of the native Text Mode editor, but extended with additional features.
Its 2 objectives are :
- To be able to have a better view of real Workflow Concepts,
- To dispose some additional feature in the Workflow edition
How to switch to this enhanced Workflow Editor ?
When you are editing a Workflow in Text mode, you are able to switch from this Text mode to this Enhanced Text Mode by clicking on Enable Alkaes Editor :
This switch is not permanent ... after each operation, you are back to the native mode.
A better view of Workflow Concepts ...
|The Initial Transition is directly available from this screen ...|
Recursive Transitions are identified with target status named
Global Transitions are grouped in dedicated section with the Status as initial Status
Common Transitions are also grouped in their own section with as initial Status., but also available from
Automatic Action and Auto-Transitions are identified by a dedicated icon :
More features to design your workflow ...
|Step||Add Transition||Native operation for adding a new Transition|
|Step||Delete Transitions||Native operation for deleting a Transition from current Step|
|Step||Edit||Native operation for editing a Transition|
|Step||View Properties||Native operation for viewing Step Properties|
|Step||Delete Step||Native operation for deleting a Step (without incomming Transition)|
|Transition||Move as Global||Transform any Common or Step Transition into a Global Transition|
|Transition||Move as Common||Transform any Global or Step Transition into a Common Transition|
|Transition||Copy Transition||Copy any Common or Step Transition into a new Transition|
|Transition||Qualify as Recursive||Qualify as Recursive any Non Recursive Transition (excepted Initial transition)|
|Transition||Unqualify as Recursive||Unqualify Recursive Transition any Recursive Transition|
|Transition||Qualify as Auto-Action by Engine||Qualify as Auto-Action by Engine any Transition (excepted Initial and Common Transition)|
|Transition||Unqualify as Auto-Action by Engine||Unqualify any Auto-Action by Engine Transition|
|Transition||Qualify as Auto-Action by Tiers||Qualify as Auto-Action by Tiers any Transition (excepted Initial Transition)|
|Transition||Unqualify as Auto-Action by Tiers||Unqualify any Auto-Action by Tiers Transition|
Some other new operation may be implemented in future releases.
Some sample ...
Applied on the Workflow implemented in Minyaa Timesheet, the view of the Workflow is more clear.
|Native Editor||Enhanced Editor|
See also ...
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