Creating a New Transition


Follow this procedure when you want to define a new transition for a lifecycle state and its associated roles.

PRIVILEGES  Manage Lifecycles

To create a new transition:

  1. In the Lifecycles main window, display the list of lifecycles in the content pane by clicking the top node: lifecycles_node00025.gif in the navigation pane.

  2. Click the name link of the lifecycle in the content pane. The Edit Lifecycle dialog box appears.

  3. Do one of the following:

  4. The New Transition dialog box appears.

  5. Select the states in the transition in the From State and To State fields. To create new states, enter them in the fields.

  6. NOTE  An existing normal transition can be split by creating a normal transition that inserts a new state within the lifecycle path. If this is the case, the existing transition will be adjusted, but you will be prompted with a message asking you to confirm this before the new transition is created.

  7. If the transition is a normal one, select the Is a Normal Transition check box.

  8. Select the roles for the transition from the Roles list and specify if you want the roles to be optional and/or pending.

  9. If you want the dialog box to remain open, select the Keep Open check box.

  10. Click OK to create the transition.

Related Topics

New Transition Dialog Box

The Edit Lifecycle Dialog Box