applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Bartłomiej Spyrka special thanks to: Damian Matuła When designing Processes that include Item list type Form fields (invoices, registering work hours), you may encounter a situation where it is necessary to enter a very large amount of data. Processes that require you to enter a multitude information will test the patience […]
applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Bartłomiej Spyrka The following article will show you a simple yet effective way to visually enhance your Item lists by using customized status icons to track the progress of any task. Example: Imagine a workflow for distributing equipment to freshly hired employees. The entire process is based on an Item list, […]
applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Paweł Jawień With the introduction of WEBCON BPS 8.2, it is possible for workflow users to apply x.509 digital signatures to common workflow attachments, like PDF and DOCX documents Some reasons for applying qualified and non-qualified digital signatures to documents include: Authentication – Digital signatures can be used to irrefutably authenticate […]
applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Paweł Jawień The default way of authorizing users performing tasks on Forms in WEBCON BPS is via Active Directory. The system assumes that the user currently logged into the computer is also the one carrying out tasks on the given Step of the Workflow. There are cases where a company or […]
applies to version: 8.2.x and higher; author: Tomasz Słuszniak For some Forms in a Workflow, it is more convenient to execute certain Actions directly, without traversing the Sharepoint site. To make these actions readily accessible, we usually add them as extra buttons in the Form Menu. If we have 2 or 3 Actions, displaying them along the top of […]
applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Tomasz Mierzwa To have full control over a Workflow, a designer must understand how and when different Actions are carried out. When performing a Step in BPS, Actions are implemented in the following sequence: On exit Actions from the previous Step – which are not dependent on the Path that […]
applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Jakub Okrzesik When designing Workflows, you will often run into a situation where you need a select few users to have access to a specific document on a specific Step, without necessarily being assigned to any Task involving that document. For example, users may encounter a situation where they have to […]
applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Tomasz Słuszniak BPS 8.2 introduces a new action kind for converting docx files to PDF. The converted docx files are removed from the Attachments menu, and are replaced by PDF files.
applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Marcin Wiktor BPS offers users the option to import data to an Item list from an Excel spreadsheet, as well as exporting rows of data from an Item list to an .xls file. In this article we will demonstrate how to employ these two functions, show a sample configuration for […]
applies to version: 8.2.x; author: Marcin Wiktor The field matrix lets you to change the visibility and possibility of editing different columns on an Item list type Form field. In addition, BPS also allows you to tweak the settings of various action buttons associated with Item lists, like the one used for adding/removing rows.