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Options on the Business Rule Configuration Page

You can configure the following options for business rules in tables.

  • Name: Enter a name for the business rule.
  • Execute actions: Select either After or Before to specify when to execute the action, based on operations that the user performs in the table.
    • After: Execute the action after a user performs an operation in the table.
    • Before: Execute the action after a user performs an operation in the table.
    • Insert: To execute the action before or after the user inserts new data into a field in the table, select this option.
    • Update: To execute the action before or after the user updates an existing field in the table, select this option.
    • Delete: To execute the action before or after the user deletes a field in the table, select this option.

Condition Group

  • Match Any or All of the following conditions: Select Any or All to specify when to execute the action, based on the conditions that you configure.
    • Any: To execute the action when any of the configured conditions are met, select this option.
    • All: To execute the action only when all of the configured conditions are met, select this option.
  • Add Condition: To add a new condition, click this link.
    • Select...: Select a field. The options that appear in this list are all of the fields that you configured on the Fields tab.
    • Select operator...: Select an operator. Depending on the type of values that are configured for the field that you selected, any of the following operators might be available:
      • <
      • <=
      • >
      • >=
      • changed
      • changed from
      • changed to
      • contains
      • does not contain
      • ends with
      • is empty
      • is equal to
      • is not empty
      • is not equal to
      • starts with
    • Select...: Select one of the values that is configured for the field that you selected.

Actions

  • Add action: To add a new action, click this link.
  • Select...: Select one of the action types. Action type choices are different for the Before and After options.
    • Fail validation: To fail the page validation based on user input and conditions, select this option, and then in the box, enter a message that explains why validation failed.
    • Change field value: To change a value in another field, based on user input and conditions, select this option, and then configure the field and value.
      • field: Select a field.
      • Select...: Select the value that the field changes to.
    • Send email: To send an email, select this option.
      • To: Enter one or more email addresses separated by commas.
      • CC: Enter one or more email addresses to copy.
      • BCC: Enter one or more email addresses to blind copy.
      • Subject: Enter a description of the message.
      • Body: Enter the message that you want to appear in the email body.
    • Run a workflow: To run a workflow, select this option, and then select a workflow from the list. All of the workflows that are configured for the CommCell environment appear in this list.
    • Custom script: To configure an action using JavaScript, select this option, and then in the box, type JavaScript code.
  • Enabled: To run this business rule according to the settings, select this option. When this option is cleared, the business rule does not run.
  • Apply rule to all forms: To run this business rule for all forms that are configured for this table, select this option.

Last modified: 3/5/2019 5:15:34 PM