CreateWorkItem

The CreateWorkItem component enables the user to create new WorkItem inside a Queue of a process. Before using the CreateWorkItem component, user must establish a connection to the Orchestrator using the SetConfig component.

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Ports

The CreateWorkItem component exposes the Control In, Control Out, Data In and Data Out ports by default.

Port Description
Control In Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
Control Out Must be connected to the Control In port of any other component.
Data In The CreateWorkItem component exposes the following Data Inputs:

Content: Specifies the data, which user wants to provide.

Datatype should be String.

It would be either general text or JSON based.

Data Out The CreateWorkItem component exposes the following Data Outputs:

IsNameExists: Return the value as true or false based on the existence of the specified QueueName.

Datatype should be String.

Return: It returns the value as true or false with Boolean Data Type, based on whether the QueueItem is successfully created or not.

Properties

For CreateWorkItem component - User can edit the following properties, in the properties window.

Property Description
Delay After Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is executed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is executed.
Enable Timeout Allows users to enable timeout for the component
Timeout Allows users to define a timeout for the component

Note

To search for a specific property user can use the filter available in the properties window.

Example

Let us consider an example of the CreateWorkItem component.

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To create the workitem inside the queue:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Orchestrator and then expand Common.

  2. Drag the SetConfig component and drop it on the Design surface.

  3. In the Toolbox, expand Orchestrator and then expand QUEUES.

  4. Drag the SetQueueName component and drop it on the Design surface.

  5. Drag the CreateWorkItem component and drop it on the Design surface.

  6. Enter the URL, RoboID and ProcessID inside the SetConfig component.

  7. Enter QueueName and Content in the respective components.

  8. Connect all the control ports in the activity.

  9. In the toolbar, click Run.