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show current workflow activity

Leonardo Pistone
on 10/1/14, 4:18 AM 1,584 views

"Print workflow" in the debug menu shows the current workflow activity in red. Is there a more convenient way to show it?

Katherine Zaoral
On 2/18/15, 11:57 PM

The only way to know the workflow current activity of your record is using the Print Workflow button in debug mode.

Be careful. The states are different from a wokflow activity (node). They are two things apart. The state of a record is a special field (selection type) defined in the model object. The workflow is another object relationated to the model object and reprensent a chain of steps with the live cycle of the model object. For Example a model A has:

States: Draft, Proforma, Approved, Close, Cancel.
Worfklow activities: Draft, Progress, Done, Cancelled.

When the model is in the Draft workflow activity -> could be in Draft state,
When the model is in the Progress workflow activity -> could be in Proforma or Approve state,
When the model is in the Done workflow activity -> could be in Close state,
When the model is in the Cancelled workflow activity-> could be in Cancel state.

Mind And Go
On 11/12/14, 5:27 PM

Hy leonardo,

The state field is supposed to indicate what is the position in the Wkf for the object.
I don't think that there will be better way to "print" this stuf!


no, the state field has nothing to do with the workflow state.

Camptocamp France SAS, Alexandre Fayolle - Camptocamp
on 2/19/15, 4:54 AM

Yes you're right, I answered too fast. Actually, for simple workflow, object states and wkf activity have often the same name but it's 2 different notions.

Mind & Go, Mind And Go
on 2/20/15, 4:27 AM

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