DriveWorks Pro 16: Invoke Child Specification Transition [send feedback...]

Invoke Child Specification Transition

The Invoke Child Specification Transition task will trigger a child specification transition to be run.

Properties

Property NameDescription
Child Specification ListThe name of the specification control that contains the specification you wish to invoke a transition on.
Specification IndexThe index of the child specification that you wish to transition. This does not need to be set if the specification name property has been set.
Specification NameThe name of the child specification that you wish to transition. This does not need to be set if the specification index property has been set.
Transition NameThe name of the specification transition that you wish to invoke.
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.

Ensure that the DriveWorks user running this task has permission to run the Transition.

The Child Specifications State must also have an available Transition with the named specified.

Specification Index is not the Specification's Id. It is the index of the Specification in the Child Specification List

The first Child Specification in the Child Specification List would have an index of 1.

Example

Using Specification Index

PropertyExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Child Specification List"OrderItems"OrderItemsOrderItems is the name of the Child Specification List to search in for the Specification and invoke the Transition.
Transition NameDWVariableTransitionNameSend to ManufactureThe Variable TransitionName must evaluate to the exact name of an Transition available on the Child Specification.
Specification IndexDataTableReturn7Child Specification List Data is being shown in a Data Table. The return of the Data Table is the Selected Row Index. This is the Index of a Child Specification.

Using Specification Name

PropertyExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Child Specification List"OrderItems"OrderItemsOrderItems is the name of the Child Specification List to search in for the Specification and invoke the Transition.
Transition NameDWVariableTransitionNameDeleteThe Variable TransitionName must evaluate to the exact name of an Transition available on the Child Specification.
Specification NameTableGetValue(ChildSpecList,1,DataTableReturn)Door Project 0001TableGetValue returns the name of the Child Specification based on the Data Tables Selected Index.

See Also

Specification Flow Security

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