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Using the step "Form" in workflow
By Saumik Bhattacharya, Capgemini
Form is an important step type of workflow
builder. We can use forms to enter data for processing in Business Workflow, or
to display and edit data.
Using the Forms step type we can generate
a form from the workflow system with a structure that is saved in workflow
container. This form can be used for displaying and editing the form data.
It can also contain additional control elements that can be used, for example,
for the approval of form content.
First of all we are creating a workflow
container element in transaction code SWDD. You can use a form to display or
edit data of a container element of the workflow container that refers to a
The element should be of type reference to an
Then we will insert the forms in workflow:
Here we have to insert form type and action.
Action can be of four types:
For it you have to create a form so that you can
attach it to the workflow. Click on create button:
Here we are creating the form named Material
info using the workflow container element Y_form_makt.
Now according to our requirement we are just
using the material number & material description in the form layout.
For e.g. we are using the material number as
input value and description field as output only.
We have also implemented the required changes in
the flow logic of that form.
Finally we had attach two mail on approve and on
After completing this, we will execute this
workflow and will get the form:
We will go for approve this form and we will get
And here is the approved mail:
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