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Status Delivered
Workspace OpenPages Ideas
Components Solutions
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 12, 2020

Adjust Date By Operation for Workflow Auto-start configuration

While using OpenPages 8.1.0.0.2, An option exists to auto-start a workflow from another workflow (parent workflow) , however there is no option to adjust the start date by doing day arithmetic (TODAY+/- 7 days) to allow for the child workflow to be started x number of days prior to the due date.

 

A similar functionality exists when we use the workflow to set a Date Type field and the configuration allows us to Adjust date by x number of days. Similar functionality would be really helpful while auto-starting the workflow either by itself or from a parent workflow.

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    Jun 10, 2020

    Thank you again for submitting this Idea!

    This request has been delivered in OpenPages 8.2.

  • Admin
    CHRISTOPHE DELAURE
    Mar 5, 2020

    Would it make sense to have:

    1- the parent workflow marking the child ready next assessment

    2- set a date for the assessment

    3- have a schedule function that would start the child workflow if “ready” and if ”date”

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren
    Feb 13, 2020

    Thank you for submitting this RFE!

    This request is a candidate for a future generally available (GA) release. IBM's statements regarding its plans, directions, and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice at IBM's sole discretion. IBM will update this request to reflect any changes.

  • Guest
    Feb 12, 2020

    I greatly support this request. It is very useful to be able to do calculations  in validations and operations, at least with dates. For example to move the Due Date for a Test Plan forward (when a Tested Test Result has been linked / created) with the length of the period as determined by the TestPlan frequency. So Monthly --> +30, Quarterly --> +90. etc etc.