Using Foreign Exchange Components

Last Updated: 05/02/2018 Introduced in Version: 2.0
Decisions has a module that provides Foreign Exchange components. Before beginning, the Foreign Exchange module must be installed by going to System> Administration> Features

 
These components work with the  Informatica/StrikeIron web services, therefore it is necessary to set up an account with Informatica/StrikeIron. These credentials are entered in the Decisions portal under System > Settings > Foreign Exchange Settings.
 
 
 

 
 
 
In the Workflow Designer, the Foreign Exchange components are found under Integrations > Foreign Exchange.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The flow below takes in line items from an invoice and loops through them, performing a currency conversion on each line item dollar amount. There are two Foreign Exchange components, Do Conversion As of Date, and Get Conversion Rate As Of Date.
 
 
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The Do Conversion As Of Date component is configured as follows, converting from Canadian currency to US dollars:
 
 
 
 
 
The date format required by the StrikeIron.com web services is mm/dd/yyyy format. In this example, a converter flow to convert the current date to this format is necessary.
 
 

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