Applications → Managing Transitions → Transition Settings → General Tab of the Transition Property Editor
For most transitions, the name appears as a button on the item details page that users can click to transition items to another state. Certain transition names do not appear as button labels. For example, names for Submit transitions are not used in SBM Work Center. However, the state change history and change history reflect the name you provide here.
You can replace a transition button with a button, hyperlink, or image control that can be placed anywhere on the form. For button and hypertext controls, you either use the transition name as the control label, or type a different name. For examples, see Custom Transition Control Tutorials.
|Internal name|| View or modify the internal name of the transition. This
field is read-only if the process app has been published. The default value of
this field is the name of the workflow, a period, and the transition name. The
internal name cannot contain spaces or additional periods. The maximum number
of characters is the same as the number for the
Note: The workflow name is not included for the default Update and Delete transitions.
Tip: You can copy the internal name and paste it into a script or a Web service to reference the transition.
|Type||Select a transition type from the list.
You set the transition type by dragging the correct type from the Workflow Palette, but you can change it here. See Transition Types.
|From||The state where the transition begins. You set the
From state when you drag the transition
Workflow Palette, and you can change it
by dragging the starting end of the transition to a different state.
Every workflow includes three special-purpose states of interest:
|To||The state where the transition ends. You set the To state when you drag the transition from the Workflow Palette, but (except for Copy and Update transitions) you can change it by dragging the ending (arrowhead) end of the transition to a different state.|
|Status||Specifies whether the transition is enabled or disabled.
You can tailor your application by enabling or disabling transitions for child workflows.
|Time capture||(Optional) This option is only visible if the Time Capture option is turned on for the workflow. Select to show or hide Time Capture options on transition forms, except for Submit forms. By default, the transition inherits the setting applied for transitions at the workflow level. For more information, see About Time Capture.|
|Require entry||(Optional) When Time Capture options
are visible to users for a transition, you can require them to enter data when
they execute the transition. This requirement is ignored for automated
processes, such as Web services and scripts.
By default, the transition inherits the setting applied for transitions at the workflow level. For more information, see About Time Capture.
|End-user help text||Click
Edit to open an HTML editor and add
optional comments or notes about the purpose of the transition. The text you
enter is displayed to users.
For details, refer to Providing Custom End-user Help.
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