Types of data

In the form configuration, you will find a number of data to be completed.

The data types of the forms

Here is the list of the different types of variables you can find in the forms configuration on Iterop :

TypeDescription
BooleanBooleans can only take 2 values. For example: Yes/No, True/False…
Complex
In general, it often corresponds to the return of a web service.
DateDates can have different formats: 01/01/2017, 01 Jan. 2017…
FileAdding a file allows users to integrate attachments into the form. It is possible to include one or more files.
Excel file
Excel files (or other spreadsheets) can be directly integrated and modified in the processes.
ListLists are used to display pre-selected data.
NumberNumbers can be either integers or decimals.
TextText fields can be simple fields, blocks of text, rich text or a password.
UsersIt is possible to include one or more users as well as one or more user groups.

For each of these variables, you can customize the configuration by checking the “Display advanced options” checkbox.

The variable “process identifier” is always displayed by default in all forms.

An identifier corresponds to the name of each instance launched. For example, in a customer service process, the identifier is the name of the customer associated with the claim:

Text

Text field

A classic text field.

Advanced options

TypesDescriptionMin / Max
SirenText with a regular expression waiting for a Siren number Number of characters
PhoneText with a regular expression waiting for a phone number Number of characters
E-mail Text with a regular expression that expects an email address Number of characters
PersonalText that must satisfy the regular expression “InsertRegex”. Number of characters

Overview

Form configuration
User view

Block of text

A multi-line text field.

Advanced options

TypeDescriptionMin / Max
Siren
Text with a regular expression waiting for a Siren number Number of characters
PhoneText with a regular expression waiting for a phone numberNumber of characters
E-mailText with a regular expression that expects an email address Number of characters
PersonalText that must satisfy the regular expression “InsertRegex”. Number of characters

Overview

Form configuration
User view

Rich text

A text field that displays a text editor including formatting.

Advanced options

Min / Max
Number of characters

Overview

Form configuration
User view

Password

A text field with a “padlock” icon dedicated to password generation.

Advanced options

Min / Max
Number of characters

Overview

Form configuration
User view

Boolean

A variable of Boolean type allows a choice between two states.

Advanced options

TypeDescription
True/False“True/False” poster
Yes/NoDisplays “Yes / No”
Validated/RejectedPoster “Validated / Rejected”
Continue/StopDisplays “Continue / Stop”
Compliant/Non-CompliantConforming / Nonconforming” poster
Favourable/Adverse“Favorable / Unfavorable” sign.

Overview

Form configuration
User view

Date

If you want to display a particular format of a date in the Information to be displayed of a task, you will prefer to use a field from the Text family rather than a field from the Date family.
Configuring the display of a date in a custom format

Date fields

A date variable allows you to choose a date using a selector.

Advanced options

TypeDescription
Date formatSets the date display format once selected. Perhaps:
– 01/01/2013 (default)
– 01 Jan. 2013
– Monday 01 January
Number of day(s) before and after today (0 being today): Min/MaxAllows you to set limits between previous and following days :
– Min : “-2” allows to forbid the choice of the date before the 2 days preceding today
– Max: “3” allows to forbid the choice of the date after the 3 days following today
Default valueSets the default value.
“now” allows you to give today’s date
Overview of advanced options

Overview

Selecting a date in a form
Displaying in the information of a task

Date and Time fields

A date and time variable allows you to choose a date and time with the help of a selector.

Advanced options

TypeDescription
Number of day(s) before and after today (0 being today): Min/MaxAllows you to set limits between previous and following days :
– Min : “-2” allows to forbid the choice of the date before the 2 days preceding today
– Max: “3” allows to forbid the choice of the date after the 3 days following today
Default valueSets the default value.
The value “now” gives the current date.
Overview of advanced options

Overview

Selecting a date and time in a form
Displaying a date and time in a task

Updated on 18 November 2020

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