An Alkaes Consulting JIRA Add-On

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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.

Objectives

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 :

  • for Automatic Action
  • for Auto-Transitions

More features to design your workflow ...

LevelOperations availableObjectives
StepAdd TransitionNative operation for adding a new Transition
StepDelete TransitionsNative operation for deleting a Transition from current Step
StepEditNative operation for editing a Transition
StepView PropertiesNative operation for viewing Step Properties
StepDelete StepNative operation for deleting a Step (without incomming Transition)
TransitionMove as GlobalTransform any Common or Step Transition into a Global Transition
TransitionMove as CommonTransform any Global or Step Transition into a Common Transition
TransitionCopy TransitionCopy any Common or Step Transition into a new Transition
TransitionQualify as RecursiveQualify as Recursive any Non Recursive Transition (excepted Initial transition)
TransitionUnqualify as RecursiveUnqualify Recursive Transition any Recursive Transition
TransitionQualify as Auto-Action by EngineQualify as Auto-Action by Engine any Transition (excepted Initial and Common Transition)
TransitionUnqualify as Auto-Action by EngineUnqualify any Auto-Action by Engine Transition
TransitionQualify as Auto-Action by TiersQualify as Auto-Action by Tiers any Transition (excepted Initial Transition)
TransitionUnqualify as Auto-Action by TiersUnqualify 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 EditorEnhanced Editor

 

 

 


 

 

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