The DecisionThe Decision tool is used to control the flow of a task process, based on the result of one or more expressions. The decision works by testing a sequence of Boolean (true/false) conditions in turn until an expression returns true. When a true condition is returned then that particular branch of the process is followed. tool does not require any global configuration; it can be immediately added to a task.
To add a new Decision step to an existing task,
- Open the relevant task (if creating a new task, see How to Create a Basic Task).
|||Click and drag the Decision icon from the Task Browser to the task Design area.|
|||From the task's Design tab, right-click on empty space and select New > General > Decision.|
- Enter a Decision Name for the new step.
- Click Add to create a new branch.How Do I Do This?
Configure the following:
Name — A unique name for the Step may be manually entered. The name is used to identify the Step within the Task and particularly within the Task Plan. It is advisable to name the Steps as accurately as possible so that the Task Plan itself gives the user a good impression of the overall Task process at a glance. Description — A description for the Step may be manually entered. The description is used to explain what the Step does and how it is configured to achieve this. When maintaining the Task, this helps users understand how the Task works. To — Displays a list of Steps available in the Task to choose as the target Step for the Decision
For more information, go to the main Branch Editor topic.
- Create additional Decision Branches as required.
Click to save the task step.