Step 7: Run the Process App


You completed the steps in Step 6: Associate Users with Roles.

In this exercise, you test MyProcessApp by running it in the SBM User Workspace.

To run a process app in the SBM User Workspace:

  1. Log on to the SBM User Workspace.
    Tip: In SBM Composer, you can click the User Workspace button on the Launch tab of the Ribbon to do this. You can also navigate directly to http://serverName/tmtrack/tmtrack.dll?.
  2. Select the MyApp tab.

    If the MyApp tab is not visible, click the More tab, and then select MyApp in the list.

  3. On the Task Page, under Submit, click the Submit a new MyApp link.
  4. In the Submit Tree, click the MyAppProject link.

    The first submit form opens.

  5. Complete the fields, entering text in the Title box and selecting values for Item Type, Manager, Employee, and Customer Submitted, and then click OK.

    The item moves to the New state, and the owner becomes the manager selected in the Managers field.

  6. Click the Assign button.

    The Assign transition form opens, where you can update the fields, such as selecting a different employee.

  7. Click OK.

    The item is assigned to the user selected in the Employee field. The user becomes the owner of the item as the item moves to the Assigned state.

  8. Close the item by clicking the Close transition on the item and then clicking OK.
  9. To locate the new item, click the Search filter.
  10. In the Projects field, select MyAppProject .
  11. Click Search.
  12. In the Search Results list, find the new item.
  13. To access the item, click the link in the Item Id column.
The item has now completed the workflow. It has moved through three states. In the New and Assigned states, the item was assigned to the selected manager or employee.