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GUI Workflow Editor User Guide

Getting there

You can either:

  • Edit an existing campaign
    • Go to the Campaigns/Tagged Campaigns page from the navigation bar/menu.
    • Pick the [Edit Workflow] button for one of the tagged campaigns
  • Clone an existing campaign
    • Go to the Campaigns/Tagged Campaigns page from the navigation bar/menu.
    • Fill in from/to replacement strings (i.e MC9 -> MC10) for one of the tagged campaigns
    • Click the [Clone Workflow] button
  • Clone a template/sample Campaign
    • Go to the Template Campaigns link in the navigation bar/menu (NOTE: not yet implemented)
    • fill in a replacement string for the "generic" in the workflow
    • Click the [Clone Workflow] button

You should now be at a screen that looks like:

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You have

  • a "Default Values" box with values common accross your Campaign Stages.
    • you can click the [icon] box to see the form to edit the values,
    • and then click the [icon] box to hide the form again
  • a diagram of the workflow stages with dependencies connecting them.
    • each workflow stage has an [grid icon] you click to toggle the view of the propreties edit form
    • each dependency link has an [grid icon] you click toggle the view of its properties edit form
  • Above the diagram are buttons to
    • create a new stage in the workflow
    • link two stages with a dependency
  • Notes on stages
    • stages are draggable so you can make room for new stages.
    • the edit form also has an [recyle icon] you click to delete that item
  • There are also boxes for the workflow's
    • job type(s) and
    • login/launch templates

Sample task tutorials

Adding a new workflow stage in the middle

  • Go into the editor
  • drag the workflow stages following where you want to add it over to make room
  • remove the existing dependency
    • click the [grid icon] on the dependency line
    • click the [recylce icon] on that form
    • confirm the popup
  • click "New Stage"
  • Enter its name into the popup
  • Click the previous stage to highlight it
  • Click the new stage to highlight it
  • Click on "Add dependency"
  • Click the previous stage again to un-highlight it
  • Click the following stage to highlight it
  • Click the "Add dependency"
  • Click Save

Changing the software version in the whole workflow

  • Go into the editor
  • click on the Default Values [grid icon]
  • change the software version
  • click the [grid icon] again to close the form
  • Click Save
  • you can click the individual stage [grid icon] to open/close the form to make sure they havent overriden it