Field details

Field details provide specific information about a selected field. To properly use fields in processes, you need to understand how they function, their data types, and how to implement them.

A field is a holding location for constant or variable data that has been retrieved by an event listener so it can be passed to and between workflow processes and their components. The field mappings you create define the relationships between the data retrieved and the values that need to be populated to enable workflows to proceed toward completion.

The actual value of a field is provided by the field mapping or through the system where the context of the process provides the value. The key is defining the field and providing a data type, so the system knows how to interpret the data and how to use it. Field details consist of the following:

For more information, see "Field mapping"