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Invoke Specification Operation

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Invoke Specification Operation

The Invoke Specification Operation task will trigger a Specification Operation.


Property NameDescription
Operation NameThe name of the Specification Operation you wish to invoke.
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
Ensure that the DriveWorks user running this task has permission to start the Operation.


When this task is added the properties are static by default.
See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample ruleExample resultMeaning
Operation NameDeleteDeleteIf the State the Specification is currently in has a Delete Operation then DriveWorks will Delete the current Specification. If the current State does not have a Delete Operation then the Operation will not run.

Using the Task in a Specification Macro

This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.

Status Outputs

This task supports Status Outputs. These can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.

The status output navigation is as follows:


  • The task executed successfully, invoking the specified operation on the specification.

Success with Warnings

  • Should never be fulfilled.


  • Specification context is not running.
  • General error.