Managing variables / globals / business objects

Last published at: May 14th, 2024

Managing variables within the process designer

Variables can be managed using the following screen within the process designer:

The 'Variables / Globals have default values based on type' functionality in the Process Instances page.

  • Variables and globals have '0' for the 'Number' data type
  • Variables and globals have ' ' for the 'String' data type
  • Variables and globals have 'Current date and time' for the 'Date' data type
  • Variables and globals have 'false' for the 'Boolean' data type

NOTE: When an user associates Variable / Global with any process step; the step properties now auto-completes the Variables and Globals with their respective dataypes. 


Managing globals within the process designer

Variables can be managed using the following screen within the process designer:

When an user associates a Variable / Global with any process step; the step properties now auto-completes the Variables and Globals with their respective dataypes.

Managing business objects in the process designer

The user can define and manage “Business object(s)” used within the process definition by clicking on the “Manage Business Objects” menu item. 

Importing Globals/Variables from other process definitions

It allows the user to import the globals/variables from other definitions.  

The user must select the desired definition from the drop-down, and all the globals/variables used in the selected definition will be displayed. The user can select all or selected variables by checking the checkbox and clicking on the “Import” button as shown below: