Variable - Modifier
Variables are key workflow objects that can be used to store information and then be used later by other workflow objects. Once a variable has been set, it can be changed by the use of a modifier.
Display title: This text will appear on the workflow canvas
Description: Optional. This is meta-data only. Provide a description of the variable and its use
Variable to set: Choose from the list of available variables, or click the + button to create a new variable
Operator: Choose the operator that suits the modification you need. The available options will change depending on the variable data type.
String variable type: Choose from Equals, Append, Append new line, or Clear
Number variable type: Choose from Equals, Increment, Subtract, Multiply, or Clear
Date variable type: Equals, Decrement, Increment, or Clear operators are available
Entity variable type: Equals or Clear operators are available
Value: Works with the operator parameter. Provide a value that will be applied to the variable via the operator selected.
- Multiline checkbox: Check this for string variables to display a larger, multi-line text box, to view and enter text. This is helpful for larger text values and/or multi-line text values. If a multi-line string variable is ever put into a single-line text value (via workflow object/script etc), any carriage returns will be converted into spaces in order to make it readable in a single-line format.
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