String-Type

Data Item: String-Type

Displays a text field that accepts any character type. Available in both a single line and multiple line format. You can type into editable String-type Data Items and the input will be saved when the task is either completed or saved.

Configs: Common
  • Item Name
  • Field Name
  • Data Type
  • Description
  • Note
  • Columns
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
Configs: String-Type
  • Form Type
    • Text box single line
    • Text box multiple lines
      • Row Count
  • Required
  • Initial value
    • Manually input string
    • Insert expression…
      • Title
      • Process ID
      • Process Start User
      • Process Start Organization
      • Process Start Time
      • Process Sequence
      • App ID
      • App Name
  • Minimum Length
  • Maximum Length
  • Regular expression to be satisfied
  • Placeholder

Capture

Settings Screen

Input Screen

Notes

  • In order to input/edit a Data Item, the editing permission at the Task must have been set to “Editable”
  • Regular expressions can be used to restrict the input data to specific formats such as email addresses, zip codes, etc.
  • The initial value in String-type Data Item is limited to 8000 characters and an error occurs if exceeded
  • String-type Data Items can be used in conjunction with some automated Steps (such as Message Start Event (email)) to retain data received from external sources
  • Service Task (Data Assignment) can update String-type Data Items with Process data automatically

See also

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