Auto Entry Activity

Writing an AutoEntryActivity

 

AutoEntryActivity is defined in the Workflow Design and works the same as AutoEntry Wizard but without any client interaction. This activity performs automatically when any document moves from an AutoEntryActivity defined workflow queue only to a Host Record.

 

1. From the design section, as mentioned before in "Designing a Workflow," drag the AutoEntryActivity from the toolbox and place it under an event after which you want to have an IF/Else condition as shown below:
 

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2. The Properties of AutoEntryActivity will appear as shown below:

 

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3. Enter the details for the various fields under Properties panel.

 

Context:

 

CompanyName: Click on bind to bind CompanyName to an activity's property or else you are also allowed to write hardcoded Company Name in the available textbox or you can store the company's name in a Globals variable and accessing it here with the syntax as Globals["NameofGlobalVariable"]
Configuration: Click on bind to provide the configuration of the activity in this box as shown below:

 

AutoEntry Activity Configuration window will open.

 

Batch Name: Enter Batch Name in the available textbox.
Batch Posting Date: Select the Batch Posting Date. By default current date will be displayed.
Batch Checkbook ID: Enter Batch Chekbook ID.
Account Number: Enter Account Number in the available textbox.

 

 

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Failure:

 

EmailIDOnFailure: Click on bind to bind EmailIDOnFailure to an activity's property.
TargetOwnerOnFailure: Click on bind to get set Target Owner. Click here to know more about Target Owner.
TargetStepOnFailure: Select target step from the drop down list.
VariableTargetStepOnFailure: Click on bind or enter the variable target step in this box. The Bind  'VariableTargetStepOnFailure' to an activity's property dialog box will open. Select the appropriate Property with which the 'VariableTargetSteponFailure' is to be bound as shown below:

 

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Success:

 

TargetOwnerOnSuccess: Click on bind to set Target Owner. Click here to know more about Target Owner.
TargetStepOnSuccess: Select target step from the drop down list.
VariableTargetStepOnSuccess: Click on bind or enter the variable target state in this box. The Bind 'VariableTargetStepOnSuccess' to an activity's property dialog box will open. Select the appropriate property with which the 'VariableTargetStepOnSuccess' is to be bound as shown below:

 

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