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Apart from standard options for adding users to the system, such as synchronization with AD or/and AAD, WEBCON BPS allows you to manually add a user. All users added in this way can log in to the system via BPS Auth., be granted privileges, and can be assigned tasks in the system. To save time, you can use the ability of adding more users from an Excel file. To add users, prepare an Excel file based on the defined template. This template can be downloaded from WEBCON BPS Designer Studio – go to the System settings tab -> BPS users list and click the Download template button. The system will download the Excel file with the defined columns in user data that should be entered.

Every installation of WEBCON BPS is unique, and may face certain challenges not covered here. Therefore, this document should be treated a general set of guidelines and not universal dogma. The scenario presented here was tested and used to deSharePointize our Support Portal http://support. webcon.com.

HTML form fields are available since WEBCON BPS 2020.1.3. version - they allow you to use all HTML language tags. After adding a new HTML form field, enter the code in the “Advanced configuration” section. In the “Values” section, all JavaScript functions are available in the configuration window. Not all are visible at once. Some of them appear when the new form field they refer to will be added to the process. For example, if you do not have any form field group on the form, their functions will not be available for selection. The JavaScript functions for HTML form fields mentioned in the article are not the only ones, but only the most basic ones offered by WEBCON BPS. They allow you to easily and quickly control what is displaying on the form. It is also worth noting that adding such buttons makes the form look much more readable and transparent.

Data operations
27.10.2020

In WEBCON BPS data stored e.g. in the external database can be retrieved and displayed by: defining data connection and SQL query, creating a data source and using filters. This article describes both approaches to use data in WEBCON BPS, differences between them, and problems of their configuration. The article uses data provided by EMSI, Economic Modeling Specialists Inc. that contains information on the change in the employment structure in UK cities in 2011 and 2014, broken down by industry. The selected datasheet that contains over 1300 records, has been imported to the UK_JOB_CHANGE database (created and configured for this article).

SSL Offloading (SSL Termination) is the process that allows you to transfer the encryption and decryption of the SSL connection through Reverse Proxy Server that is located “in front of” the application server. It is mainly used to relieve Web Server from performing these costly operations for the processor. To enable the correct operation of the SSL Offloading process with WEBCON BPS, add an additional parameter to the configuration file of WEBCON BPS. You can find this file in the standard location - „C:Program Files (x86)WEBCONWEBCON BPS Portal” or through IIS by selecting Server -> Sites -> WEBCONBPS -> Explore.

In WEBCON BPS you have the ability of changing the format of displayed form fields – “Date and time” and “Floating-point number” type. The format of displaying these fields also depends on the browser time zone settings and the selected WEBCON BPS system language. The format of displayed data also depends on the WEBCON BPS portal language. Remember that the impact of browser and portal settings on the format of the displayed data applies only to the actual date fields. When the field is only text completed e.g. by a business rule using the SQL query – the format will be transferred through the configuration of this rule.

One of the types of data stored in WEBCON BPS databases is the configuration of the elements that make up applications and processes. The configuration settings entered by a user are stored in the tables appropriate for the configured elements. The article provides a summary that schematically shows which table is responsible for which part of the configuration. This article describes the configuration tables that relate to the settings entered on the application part. The picture below presents the standard structure of the application created in WEBCON BSP Designer Studio.

By creating dependencies between form fields on the form, fields are repeatedly calculated based on the basis of other fields. To correct calculations, remember to properly set their order. This article describes several examples of dynamic field calculation, and then in a tabular form the order od execution of rules for both the Modern and Classic form ha been presented. Below two examples of dynamic field calculation have been described - (1) The text field from the Picker field will be filled in and then, from the text field the value of the third field will be set using the SET function and (2) Using the SET function in the first field, set the value of the second field, and their change will refresh the default values on the form. In the third field, set the default value which will fill in our value after refreshing.

In WEBCON BPS there is the option to add attachments to the workflow instance by using the standard action. This action works in two modes: adding attachments from other workflows of the current WEBCON BPS content database, selected based on the instance workflow ID – the “Based on instance ID” mode, or adding attachments from other workflows from the external WEBCON BPS content database or external attachment databases selected based on the SQL query – the “Based on SQL query” mode. The action of adding attachments allows you to copy/move attachments from any workflow instance in WEBCON BPS. Attachments can also be created based on data selected from the external database or based on the binary file content.

WEBCON BPS offers you a lot of abilities to work with the electronic version of documents and replace the standard signatures. This article describes the new Handwritten signature form field (available from version 2019.1.4.) that allows you to make a signature directly on the form. The Handwritten signature form field is available for the Modern form in both standard web browsers and browsers with Android and iOS. The simple workflow is used to support the offboarding process when an employee leaves the company has been created. The process consists of several steps such as revoking privileges to the IT systems and signing the appropriate documents. You can use the Handwritten signature form field to sign a document.