workflow form instances

Mapping Form Field Values to Workflow Process Variables

Mapping Form Field Values
In our March 2nd blog we used the workflow process to route a form for data entry. Let’s revisit that “TestFormDef” workflow definition and look at mapping a form field value to a workflow process variable.

Open the “TestFormDef” workflow definition in the designer for editing. Drag and drop a “getFormFieldValues” step […]

Using Workflow Form to Retrieve Data From External Sources

Using Lookups Within a Form to Retrieve Data From External Sources
When entering data into a cDevWorkflow form instance, values can be looked up in real-time from other systems using database connections or web-service connections. In order to configure lookups, you must first define your connections to retrieve data. From the cDevWorkflow Configuration Manager, let’s […]

Displaying Images on Workflow Forms

How To Display Images on Workflow Forms
Today we will demonstrate how to add an image to your workflow forms. Let us edit the “TestFormFile” workflow form definition created in our last blog. Select the Forms->Form Definitions menu option.

Select the “TestFormFile” row in the definition list and click the “Design” toolbar button to open the […]

Routing a Form Using The Workflow Process

Routing a Form Using the Workflow Process
Let’s add to the workflow process that we built in our last blog. Open the “TestFormDef” Workflow Definition using the designer.

Let’s make the process route the newly created Form Document to a user for data entry. Drag and drop a “routeform” step into the designer and connect the […]

Forms Workflow Processes

Using Forms Within Workflow Processes
cDevWorkflow Version 8.1 offers several new workflow steps for handling form-related operations within a workflow process. The following steps are provided:
Using the Instantiate Form step within a Workflow Process
Let’s use the Forms Workflow Definition “TestMainForm” that we created in our last blog. The Form Definition looks like this:

To begin, […]

How to Build Dynamic Forms in cDevWorkflow 8.1

Building Dynamic Forms
The latest version of cDevWorkflow brings new Dynamic Form functionality and features. With the new forms interface, users can:

Design and manage form definitions
Instantiate and manage form instances
Embed forms within other forms as sub-forms or grid views
Configure and use database or web-service lookups
Use form specific steps within Workflow processes
Store data from the forms […]

cDevWorkflow Version 8.1 – What is New?

Dynamic Forms and More!

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cDevWorkflow New Features:

Dynamic Form definitions – Define and manage forms with our new web-based form designer! Build responsive, mobile friendly forms, too!
Dynamic Form Instances – create form instances for displaying and routing information within workflows
Form Steps – Drag and […]

Dynamic Workflow Forms – Version 8.1

Workflow Forms Definitions – Build and manage Dynamic Form definition
Workflow Forms Instances – Build and manage Dynamic Form instances
Workflow Forms Steps – Use form steps to perform form actions within workflow instances
Sub-Forms – Embed workflow forms within forms
Detail Data Rows – Add any number of detail data rows within the form
Form Field visibility – […]