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Filled Workflow Data Structures

These are the workflow data structures (objects) that Enterprise Architect fills.

Data Structures

Workflow Data Structure

Description

See also

WorkflowUser

This object provides information about the user currently logged in to the model.

It is filled by Enterprise Architect before any function is called by Enterprise Architect; it has these properties:

  • Username - the username for login to the system (if using Windows Authentication, this matches the Windows username)
  • Firstname - as found in the 'Security Users' dialog
  • Surname - as found in the 'Security Users' dialog
  • Fullname - the combination <Firstname> <Surname> (the form Enterprise Architect uses for 'Author' fields and similar)

Calls: This object calls the IsMemberOf(GroupName) function.

Maintain Users

WorkflowContext

This object provides information about the object currently in context.

It is filled by Enterprise Architect before any searches except GetWorkflowTasks are run; it has these properties:

  • MetaType - the type of the current object, either an Enterprise Architect core type or a profile-specified metatype
  • Name - as found in the object 'Properties' dialog
  • Status - as found in the object 'Properties' dialog
  • Phase - as found in the object 'Properties' dialog
  • Version - as found in the object 'Properties' dialog
  • Stereotypes - an array of strings for the stereotypes applied to this object
  • Tags - an array of Tagged Values, providing:
         -  Name - the Tagged Value name
         -  Value - the Tagged Value value
  • Tests - an array of tests; only filled during an Allow* call after the PreAllow* call has specified that tests are required; provides these details, as found in the Testing window:
         -  Name
         -  Status
         -  RunBy
         -  CheckedBy
         -  TestClass
         -  TestType

Calls: This object calls the TagValue(TagName) function.

Working on Test Records Functions - Create a Search With User Tasks

Functions

Function

Action

IsMemberOf(GroupName)

Check the group membership of the current user.

Return Value: Returns the value True if the current user is a member of the group with the specified name.

TagValue(TagName)

Get the value from a named tag.

Return Value: Returns the value of the first Tagged Value with that name, or an empty string if no Tagged Value with that name exists.