You can add states to an application workflow or
sub-workflow. Primary items in your system are either active or
inactive when they reside in each state.
To add a state:
- To add an active state, do one of the following:
- Drag State from the Common
Items section of the Workflow
- Drag Active from the
States section of the
Note: These two objects are identical.
- To add an inactive state, drag Completed,
Rejected, or Pending
from the States section of the
Note: These three objects are identical, except for their names
and properties, which can be changed.
- Type a name for the state, and press the Enter key.
- To reposition the state, drag it to a new location in the
Note: You can also double-click the state in the Workflow
Palette to add the state to the workflow. The state is
added to the right of a selected state, on the right side of a
selected transition, or to the center of the workflow editor if no
state or transition is selected.
Tip: A state that is added to a swimlane takes on the
swimlane color. A state that is not added to a swimlane takes on the
color that corresponds to the owner of the state.
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