Workflow Settings

The Workflow Settings dialog allows to create, modify and remove workflow settings and mappings.

After confirming the Workflow name, Fusion Lifecycle Workspace and Vault Entity Type in the New Workflow dialog, this dialog will open.
The dialog can be started even by double-clicking a workflow entry in the Configuration Manager dialog.

For the Fusion Lifecycle Workspace and the Vault entity a unique field must be selected that is used to identify and link the Fusion Lifecycle items with the Vault entities.

1. Fusion Lifecycle Filed

A field with a unique value for each item in the selected Fusion Lifecycle workspace

2. Vault Property

A field with a unique value for each entity of the Vault Entity type.

The Workflow Settings section allows to create. modify and remove settings. The setting can be retrieved in the workflow and can have constant or dynamic values.

1. Name

Name of the setting, used in the workflow to retrieve it. Name can be changed by clicking the cell.

2. Type

Possible Datatypes of the settings are:

FLC Item Details Field
FLC Grid Field
FLC State The Fusion Lifecycle workflow states can be configred in: Administration→Workspace Manager→[Workspace]→Workflow Editor.
FLC States List of multiple workflow states. Similar to FLC State type.
Vault Category The name of a Vault Category that is available for the selected Vault Entity Type can be chosen.
Vault Lifecycle Definition
Vault Lifecycle State
Vault Lifecycle States
Vault Property The name of a Vault Property that is available for the selected Vault Entity Type can be chosen.
Vault Folder In the Vault folder browser a target Folder must be chosen and its Vault Path will be configured.
Local Folder

3. Value

A constant value for the field or an expression that is evaluated when the workflow is executed. Clicking on the button opens a dialog to set the value.

4. New Workflow Setting

The button adds a new setting to the table.

5. Remove Workflow Setting

The button removes the currently selected setting from the table.

6. Move Workflow Setting

The and buttons move the selected row in the table up or down.

Write protected settings

Settings on imported workflows can be write protected and are displayed in a blue bold font. The name and type of those settings can not be changed.

The Field mappings section allows to crate, modify and delete field mapping groups.

Field mapping groups can be edited by double-clicking the entry which will open the Field Mappings dialog.

1. New Field Mapping group

2. Remove Field Mapping group

The button removes the currently selected field mapping group from the table.

3. Move Field Mapping group

The and buttons move the selected row in the table up or down.

Create new Field Mapping

1. Mapping Name

Name of the mapping group, must be unique in the workflow.

2. Fusion Lifecycle Field Type

Possible values are:

  • Item Field
  • BOM Field
  • Grid Field

3. Vault Entity Type

Possible values are:

  • Change Order
  • Custom Object
  • File
  • Folder
  • Item
  • Bill of Materials

Field Mappings are used to map Vault properties or functions to Fusion Lifecycle fields.
The properties from the Vault Property column will be copied to the field configured in the Fusion Lifecycle Field column, when a Fusion Lifecycle Item representation of the according Vault Entity is created in Fusion Lifecycle.

As many mappings as needed can be configured.

Mandatory Fusion Lifecycle fields

Mandatory fields in Fusion Lifecycle must be mapped with the appropriate Vault property, otherwise the according Workflow Job will fail.

1. Mapping target

A Fusion Lifecycle field of the selected field type e.g. Item field

2. Mapping Source: Vault Property

Vault property of the selected entity type e.g. Item property.

3. Mapping source: Function.

If fields cannot be mapped directly because the information is not available as an entity-property in Vault, a function can be used. A function can be selected by clicking the button.
Available functions are: GetVaultName, GetVaultServer, GetVaultPersistentId, GetVaultThickClientLink,GetVaultThinClientLink, GetPrimaryFileName, GetPrimaryFileFolder, GetPrimaryFileVersion, GetPrimaryFileProvider, GetPrimaryFileCategory, GetPrimaryFileState, GetPrimaryFileRevision, GetPrimaryFileProject, GetItemPositionNumber.
Additional functions can be added to the file: “%ProgramData%\coolOrange\powerJobs\Modules\coolOrange.powerFLC.Workflows.MappingFunctions.psm1”.

4. New Field Mapping

The button adds a new Field Mapping to the table.

5. Remove Field Mapping

The button removes the currently selected Field Mapping from the table.

6. Move Field Mapping

The and buttons move the selected row in the table up or down.