[Auto-generated page] process element

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The Auto-generated page element is used for opening custom pages, generated according to the specified parameters.

The auto-generated pages contain buttons, that can be used for process branching, and fields, whose values can be passed to the process or process element parameters.

Specify the auto-configured page parameters in the element setup area (Fig. 1).

Fig. 1 Auto-generated page element setup area

You can populate these fields using the parameter value window:

  1. Enter the element caption at the top of the page. The caption is displayed on the process diagram.
  2. Page title – Enter the page name.
  3. To whom should the page be shown? – Specify the user for whom the page must open. You can fill in this parameter using the parameter value window.
  4. Recommendation to user – Enter the text that will be displayed on the page when running the process element. This is a required field. Since this is a single line field, inserted line breaks will have no effect regardless of the used syntax and characters.
  5. User hints – Enter additional information that will be displayed by clicking the btn_com_information00005.png button. The hint button is displayed on the displayed page.
  6. Connected object – If the action execution relates to a particular record in the system object, specify this object.
  7. Record of connected object – The record to which the action execution will be connected. If the connected object is specified, the field becomes available and required.

Note. When the action is executed, the record with the specified binding object and the record that relates to the action execution will be added to the Connected items block of the Process log page. Also, the Move down the process menu will become available on the edit page of the connected record.

Add buttons 

This block contains a list of buttons that can be displayed on an auto-generated page. Click btn_button_connections00006.png to add a new button and specify its parameters (Fig. 2).

Fig. 2 Add a button to the auto-generated page
  1. Caption – Enter a button caption. This is a required parameter.
  2. Code – Enter the button unique name that can be used when writing the code that will implement the button logic. Required parameter.
  3. Style – Select one of the common styles used for the BPMS Creatio buttons. Required parameter.
  4. Generates signal – Enter the signal to be generated by the process once the button is clicked. Other items that wait for the generation of this signal can be added to the process.
  5. Active – Select this checkbox if the button must be active when the page is opened.
  6. Performs value validation – Select this checkbox to check if all required fields are populated once the button is clicked.
  7. Click the Save button of the parameter value window.

Clicking any button added to the page completes the element and defines its result. If you add outgoing conditional flows to the auto-generated page, the buttons added to the page will be available as completion conditions for these flows.

To manage the button display order and edit the button properties, click the btn_parametres_window_edit.png button.

Add page items 

This block contains a list of items that can be displayed on an auto-generated page, such as text comments, fields or groups of fields. Click btn_button_connections00007.png to add a new item and specify its parameters (Fig. 3).

Fig. 3 Select the type of item to add

Fill out the item parameters. The list of parameters may differ, depending on the page item type (Fig. 4).

Fig. 4 Add a page item to an auto-generated page
  1. Title – Enter a caption for the page item. This is a required parameter.
  2. Code – Enter a unique code that contains the page item value.
  3. Text – Enter default text for the “Notes” page item.
  4. Can be minimized – Select this checkbox to enable the user to minimize an “Item block” page item.
  5. Minimized – Select this checkbox to minimize. an “Item block” page item.
  6. Required – select the checkbox to make the new field required. This parameter is available for all field-type page items.
  7. Multiline – select the checkbox to make a field multiline. Available for the “Text field” type.
  8. Data source – Specify the lookup object. This parameter is available for lookup fields.
  9. View – Select the means of filling out the field: by using a drop-down list or selecting a lookup value. This parameter is available for lookup fields.
  10. Date format – Select the display format for the “Date/Time” field.

To manage the page item display order and edit and delete items, use the menu that appears when you click the btn_parametres_window_edit00008.png button.