Implement Rules
  • 11 Oct 2022
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Rules can be used in a variety of ways in a process. Rules can be accessed externally as an API request, used as a step in a Flow, and hide controls on both a Form and Page. Below is a glossary of documents found in this category

Implementation RequirementsImplementation NameDescription
NoneUsing Random Rule and Sampling Rule
Provides details on using the Random/Sampling steps.
NoneEvaluate Dynamic Expression
Provides details on using the Evaluate Dynamic Expression step.
NoneCreating Rules from Intercepted data 
Instructions on creating a Rule based on Intercepted Data.
NoneTriggering outcomes on Intercepted Data
Instructions on how to trigger a specific outcome based on intercepted data.
NoneTruth Tables in a Rule Set
Truth Tables can be created and utilized as a part of a Rule Set.
NoneExpose Step as a Rule
Certain Flow steps can be exposed, as a Rule, gaining True/False outcome paths.

Other Designer Elements can use Rules for filtering or providing different results based on an outcome. 

Supporting Designer ElementImplementation Name Description
ReportsRule Filter on a Report It provides the ability to filter reports through a customized Rule.
FormsActive Form Flows
Provides dynamic behavior to a Form such as validating, hiding, or showing Form controls.
Data StructuresCRUD Actions
Allows users to create, read, update, or delete data in their respective Data Structure.
FlowsExpose Step as a Rule
Allows certain Flow steps to be configured with a True/False outcome path, similar to the Run Rule step.

For examples of Rules, the Example Lab contains preconfigured projects for some common use cases that Rules can resolve. These projects can be imported into an environment, providing reference material to a Designer.

For further information on Rules, visit the Decisions Forum.

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