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Conditional Transitions

In Comindware Tracker, you can configure transitions that are performed automatically by condition. Creating conditional transitions makes for more advanced automation of your workflow and is performed using the Comindware Expression language. You can create several different conditional transitions for one step.

How it works

As soon as a task is moved to a step with a conditional transition applied, the system checks whether the condition is fulfilled. If so, the task is immediately forwarded to the next step. The condition is checked only once — on entering the step. If the condition is not fulfilled, the task stays on the step until somebody moves it manually or until a time-based transition occurs.

There are plenty of cases when conditional transitions can be used (for example, a task has to be sent to the previous step, if certain documents are not ready, and so forth).

To configure a conditional transition:

1. Double click the required step and click the Conditional transitions tab.

2. Click Add Condition...

3. From the Transition dropdown list, select the transition to which the condition will be applied.

4. Specify the conditional expression using the Comindware Expression language. Click the Auto Complete button in the Expression Editor window for a complete list of available Comindware expressions. To view Comindware Expression usage examples, click the Help button in the Expression Editor. See Comindware Expression language How To.

5. When finished, click Save.

6. Click Save Workflow.

Creating a conditional transition