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Invoke Specification Transition

The Invoke Specification Transition task will trigger a Specification Transition.


Property NameDescription
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 start the Transition.


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
Transition NameDWCurrentMacroArgumentSaveIf the Macro Argument of the last Macro clicked is Save then DriveWorks will move the current Specification along the Save Transition to the Saved State of the Specification Flow.

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:


  • Task successfully executed, transitioning the specification.

Success with Warnings

  • Should never be fulfilled.


  • Specification was not running.
  • Transition conditions we're not fulfilled.
  • General transition error.

See Also

Specification Flow Security

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