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Toolbar for Invocation Editor

This table provides descriptions of the features accessible in the DMN Expression window when an Invocation is selected.

Toolbar Options

This toolbar is for Invocations

Options

Description

See also

Click on this button to save the configuration to the current Decision or BusinessKnowledgeModel.

Click on this button to edit parameters for the Business Knowledge Model.

Applicable to Invocation value expressions, for both Decision elements and BKM elements.

Click on this button to synchronize with the invoked Business Knowledge Model. For example, if the Business Knowledge Model changes name, parameters, outputs or types, click on this button to synchronize these changes.

Applicable to Invocation value expressions, for both Decision elements and BKM elements.

Click on this button to set or change a Business Knowledge Model as an invocation.

Applicable to Invocation value expressions, for both Decision elements and BKM elements.

Click on this button to open the invoked Business Knowledge Model in the DMN Expression window.

Applicable to Invocation value expressions, for both Decision elements and BKM elements.

When a Business Knowledge Model is implemented as a Decision table, it could define multiple output clauses; the invocation on this Business Knowledge Model might have to specify which output is requested.

Click on this button to list all the available outputs in a context menu; the currently configured output is checked.

Perform validation of the Invocation.  Enterprise Architect will perform a series of validations to help you locate any errors in the Invocation definition.

DMN Expression Validation

This button is enabled when the Invocation is defined for a BusinessKnowledgeModel.

Select the 'Input Parameter Values for Simulation' tab, complete the fields and click on this button. The test result will be presented on the Decision table, with the runtime values of inputs and outputs displayed and valid rule(s) highlighted.

You can use this functionality to unit test a BusinessKnowledgeModel without knowing the context and later on invoked by a Decision or other BusinessKnowledgeModel.

Menu options are available for this toolbar button. For more information, see the BusinessKnowledgeModel and Test Harness Help topic.

Input Parameter Values for Simulation