<-----Google Analytics Code Start----> <-----Google Analytics Code Close---->
Skip to content

Green

color

Default screen resolution  Wide screen resolution  Increase font size  Decrease font size  Default font size  Skip to content Default color Pink color Green color Green color

Related Items

Home arrow Technical Articles arrow Oracle Workflows arrow Oracle Workflow Training Lesson 1
This website has now moved to http://apps2fusion.com





Oracle Workflow Training Lesson 1 | Print |  E-mail
Written by Anil Passi   
Tuesday, 12 September 2006
This article presents the first and the most basic training/demo to design & build Oracle Worklfows This specific Audio-Visual Oracle Workflow Training lesson will be the pre-requisite for the next stream of lessons on Oracle Workflows Training.

Please note that Oracle Workflow is a copyright product from Oracle Corp. This training session is for educational purposes only.

Following steps will be covered in the first lesson of Oracle Workflow Training:-
1. How to design & create a Workflow using Oracle Workflow Builder
2. How to start the Oracle Workflow process from pl/sql
3. How to integrate Oracle Workflow with pl/sql for validation and DML etc.
4. How to build Oracle Workflow Notifications
5. How to attach roles/people to notifications in Oracle Workflow

For this Oracle Workflow Training session, lets assume that the requirement is to initiate a workflow, validate it within Oracle Workflow & PL/SQL and then to send a notification.

A Purchase Order  will be created in table xxxx_po_headers.  After inserting a record in this table we will initiate Oracle Workflow. Validation step will set PO_STATUS to VALIDATED.


Please click here for the Audio-Visual Lesson 1 in Oracle Workflows Training
This may take a couple of minutes to load, depending upon your internet speed.

Click here for the pl/sql Source Code used for this training lesson

Click here for the wft file created for this Oracle Workflow Training Session

Click here for the wft file WFSTD.wft as delivered by Oracle


Comments (119)add
...
written by Syed rahman , October 26, 2006
Just went through the workflow tutorial. I must say its a very good tutorial and very helpful. I would like to congratulate you on your lucid explanation. I have to practice the steps you have shown. Please do not mind if I come back to you with any questions.
...
written by Anil Passi , October 27, 2006
Hi Syed,

You are most welcome to ask questions.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by Mohammed Abdur Rahman , November 05, 2006
Amazing and Excellent!!!! This is not an exaggerated statement. Even on WORLD WIDE WEB you wont find much training material on oracle workflow and here we have a very, very good material for beginners. Simply, its a pioneering work.

Cons- The speed of the CBT is fast and its better if it can be controlled by user.
...
written by ajay singh , November 12, 2006
hai i m ajay singh . i m new for oracle apps 11i can you suggest me by that i can improve my self
ajay
...
written by ajay singh , November 12, 2006
hai i m ajay singh . i m new for oracle apps 11i can you suggest me by that i can improve my self
ajay
...
written by Anil Passi , November 15, 2006
Thanks Mahommad, I do acknowledge that the Screen go out of sync with my vocals...Hence I will have my future articles based on screenshots..

Ajay:- To improve yourself..all you need to do...is to know what you want to do...and to get started with it..or at least prepare to get started with it...
...
written by Anil Passi , November 15, 2006
Thanks Mahommad, I do acknowledge that the Screen go out of sync with my vocals...Hence I will have my future articles based on screenshots..

Ajay:- To improve yourself..all you need to do...is to know what you want to do...and to get started with it..or at least prepare to get started with it...
...
written by Dharam , November 16, 2006
Excellent training material for beginners on WF.
...
written by Dharam , November 16, 2006
Excellent training material for beginners on WF.
...
written by CT , November 21, 2006
Very cool except the noise disturbance. I am wondering is this the same as the one in OWB.
...
written by Workflow , November 21, 2006
Hi Anil

This is a really good hub for beginners in workflow.thanks a lot for sharing your experiences.it will be helpful for many Apps users ,if you can explain one standard workflow(debugging).

Thank you
Sasidhar.P
...
written by Anil Passi , November 21, 2006
Hi Dharam
This is not the same as OWB.
OWB is a different tool altogether.

Hi Sasidhar,

Thats a good idea. I will write something on debugging tricks of Oracle Workflows.

Thanks both,
Anil Passi
...
written by CT , November 21, 2006
Very cool except the noise disturbance. I am wondering is this the same as the one in OWB.
...
written by Workflow , November 21, 2006
Hi Anil

This is a really good hub for beginners in workflow.thanks a lot for sharing your experiences.it will be helpful for many Apps users ,if you can explain one standard workflow(debugging).

Thank you
Sasidhar.P
...
written by Anil Passi , November 21, 2006
Hi Dharam
This is not the same as OWB.
OWB is a different tool altogether.

Hi Sasidhar,

Thats a good idea. I will write something on debugging tricks of Oracle Workflows.

Thanks both,
Anil Passi
...
written by Uri Kimchi , November 22, 2006
U did a great job.
10x a lot.
...
written by Uri Kimchi , November 22, 2006
U did a great job.
10x a lot.
...
written by Mckan Colaco , November 23, 2006
hi Anil..Your workflow lesson 1 was very helpfull. one problem how do i edit the links with yes/no options.. on the diagram
...
written by Anil Passi , November 23, 2006
Hi Mckan

Right click on the link/line that joins the two function activities in wf diagram. You will see Results as an option after right click. Simply change the result.

If you want a different result set for activity then you should define your own lookup type and lookup codes and assign that lookup type to function activity.


Thanks
Anil Passi
...
written by Mckan Colaco , November 23, 2006
hi Anil..Your workflow lesson 1 was very helpfull. one problem how do i edit the links with yes/no options.. on the diagram
...
written by Anil Passi , November 23, 2006
Hi Mckan

Right click on the link/line that joins the two function activities in wf diagram. You will see Results as an option after right click. Simply change the result.

If you want a different result set for activity then you should define your own lookup type and lookup codes and assign that lookup type to function activity.


Thanks
Anil Passi
...
written by Prabhat Jha , November 30, 2006
Hi Anil,
Thanks For Such A nice Article.
Its tremendous for beginners.
Thanks once again.
Prabhat Jha
...
written by Prabhat Jha , November 30, 2006
Hi Anil,
Thanks For Such A nice Article.
Its tremendous for beginners.
Thanks once again.
Prabhat Jha
...
written by Anil PAssi , December 06, 2006
I know this software sucks, I had my fingers burnt too when replying to questions.

To help this matter:-
1. I have made Email Optional
2. I have removed Preview Functionality

Replacing this software will mean loosing all the Q & A in comments thus far, unless I work out how to migrate those comments. That will take time.

Hope the user experience is better after the changes I have done today.

Thanks
Anil
...
written by Anil PAssi , December 06, 2006
I know this software sucks, I had my fingers burnt too when replying to questions.

To help this matter:-
1. I have made Email Optional
2. I have removed Preview Functionality

Replacing this software will mean loosing all the Q & A in comments thus far, unless I work out how to migrate those comments. That will take time.

Hope the user experience is better after the changes I have done today.

Thanks
Anil
...
written by Ashish Arora , December 15, 2006
Hi Anil ,

The way you tried to explain the things are very fantastic. I can never expect the same on any learning side.Please be continue to provide us the same help and comeout with some white paper on workflow events and debugging details. also if possible can u provide us the interview questions specific to Work flow

Thanks
Ashish
...
written by Anil Passi , December 15, 2006
Hi Ashish,

I will cover workflow event in detail, with examples within next weeks timeframe.

Events are important, as they fit into Fusion strategy too.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by Ashish Arora , December 15, 2006
Hi Anil ,

The way you tried to explain the things are very fantastic. I can never expect the same on any learning side.Please be continue to provide us the same help and comeout with some white paper on workflow events and debugging details. also if possible can u provide us the interview questions specific to Work flow

Thanks
Ashish
...
written by Anil Passi , December 15, 2006
Hi Ashish,

I will cover workflow event in detail, with examples within next weeks timeframe.

Events are important, as they fit into Fusion strategy too.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by SATHEESH KUMAR , December 17, 2006
Hi Anil,

First time I seen a good and easily undestandable workflow explanation, the way you made it more helpful for beginners to advanced users. We are very much thankfull for your effort.

Regards
Satheesh Kumar
...
written by SATHEESH KUMAR , December 17, 2006
Hi Anil,

First time I seen a good and easily undestandable workflow explanation, the way you made it more helpful for beginners to advanced users. We are very much thankfull for your effort.

Regards
Satheesh Kumar
...
written by Anil Passi , December 21, 2006
Hi Ravi, The Zip File does not contain the PL/SQL Code where you are creating and starting the process.

Please can you include all the scripts.

Thanks,
Anil
...
written by Anil Passi , December 21, 2006
Hi Ravi, The Zip File does not contain the PL/SQL Code where you are creating and starting the process.

Please can you include all the scripts.

Thanks,
Anil
...
written by Anil Passi , December 23, 2006
Hi Ravi

It works at my end. Are you not doing a COMMIT after starting the workflow? Do let me know.

Have a look
http://scripts4oracle.blogspot.com/2006/12/testing-workflow.html

....
http://photos1.blogger.com/x/blogger/2204/1007/1600/688452/ravi.gif
...
written by ravi , December 23, 2006
http://www.bobshare.com/file.p...0fdd66593a

The script file along with screenshots.

Thanks and regards
ravi
...
written by Anil Passi , December 23, 2006
Hi Ravi

It works at my end. Are you not doing a COMMIT after starting the workflow? Do let me know.

Have a look
http://scripts4oracle.blogspot.com/2006/12/testing-workflow.html

....
http://photos1.blogger.com/x/blogger/2204/1007/1600/688452/ravi.gif
...
written by ravi , December 23, 2006
http://www.bobshare.com/file.p...0fdd66593a

The script file along with screenshots.

Thanks and regards
ravi
...
written by Vidyasagar Kulkarni , December 25, 2006
Hi Anil,
Thanx a lot for such a Lucid explaination on Workflow.

It has been a very good start for me on this, hope to read more on the site.

Thanks once again and Pls. dont mind, If I bother you with questions.

Thanks and Regards
Kulkarni
...
written by Vidyasagar Kulkarni , December 25, 2006
Hi Anil,
Thanx a lot for such a Lucid explaination on Workflow.

It has been a very good start for me on this, hope to read more on the site.

Thanks once again and Pls. dont mind, If I bother you with questions.

Thanks and Regards
Kulkarni
...
written by Anil Passi , January 02, 2007
Hi Ahmer,

All the errors listed by you pertain to WFSTD. This could be because the access level[as per help menu] at which i saved wft file is higher than that of the components within WFSTD.

You can either bring down your access level in WF Builder via Help menu
OR
You do not save the wft file into database. Instead you should follow step by step instruction to build that wft file yourself.

Thanks
Anil Passi
...
written by Anil Passi , January 02, 2007
Hi Ahmer,

All the errors listed by you pertain to WFSTD. This could be because the access level[as per help menu] at which i saved wft file is higher than that of the components within WFSTD.

You can either bring down your access level in WF Builder via Help menu
OR
You do not save the wft file into database. Instead you should follow step by step instruction to build that wft file yourself.

Thanks
Anil Passi
...
written by Anil Passi , January 03, 2007
.
.
.
Set the Checkbos to Yes, and Access Level to 0 and try to save. See if that works, but do not attempt this on Production.

I still suggest, you follow step by step instructions in this tutorial rather than save the wft file into database.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
.
.
.
...
written by Ahmer , January 03, 2007
Dear Anil,
I have found the access field & a check box in Help menu but I have no idea what to do.
...
written by Anil Passi , January 03, 2007
.
.
.
Set the Checkbos to Yes, and Access Level to 0 and try to save. See if that works, but do not attempt this on Production.

I still suggest, you follow step by step instructions in this tutorial rather than save the wft file into database.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
.
.
.
...
written by Ahmer , January 03, 2007
Dear Anil,
I have found the access field & a check box in Help menu but I have no idea what to do.
...
written by Anil Passi , January 18, 2007
Hi Sri,
Sorry to hear this happened.

Although I did warn in FNDLOAD article TO BE CAREFUL when moving around GL Value Sets.
This was stated in http://oracle.anilpassi.com/or...les-2.html
See note 2 [excerpt below2. Be very careful when downloading flexfields that reference value sets with independent values for GL Segment Codes.
By doing so, you will download and extract all the test data in GL Codes that might not be applicable for production.

What you need to do is to download conc program excluding the parameter with GL Values. THere are partial download options in FNDLOAD[though i am yet to try those in practice]. In real world, one must never move GL codes from one environment to another using FNDLOAD.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by Anil Passi , January 18, 2007
Hi Sri,
Sorry to hear this happened.

Although I did warn in FNDLOAD article TO BE CAREFUL when moving around GL Value Sets.
This was stated in http://oracle.anilpassi.com/or...les-2.html
See note 2 [excerpt below2. Be very careful when downloading flexfields that reference value sets with independent values for GL Segment Codes.
By doing so, you will download and extract all the test data in GL Codes that might not be applicable for production.

What you need to do is to download conc program excluding the parameter with GL Values. THere are partial download options in FNDLOAD[though i am yet to try those in practice]. In real world, one must never move GL codes from one environment to another using FNDLOAD.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by Sandeep Somvanshi , January 29, 2007
Hello Anil,

Can you please give me some idea about the retention period of any Workflow.

Thanks and Regards,
Sandeep Somvanshi
...
written by vineet , February 07, 2007
Good work Anil!
...
written by Mrunalini , February 14, 2007
Hi Anil,
I am new to oracle Workflow and your tutorial is a real help.

I tried doing the demo given on site. I had overcome initial hiccups and went through most of the comments posted. But unfortunately, my workflow does not send any notifications and Iam unable to monitor it on Status-monitor tab either.

Please help.

Regards,
Mrunalini
...
written by imran , March 19, 2007
Hello Anil.

My question to you is that...where do you invoke the SFM_CALL_PROCESS_ORDER from? (display name: invoke service fulfillment manager, icon: DB_INS.ICO, XDP_SFM_SR_WF.CALL_PROCESS_ORDER).

are these standard? i.e already part of the workflow. I do not see this on my Workflow builder with 9i as backend. I have it installed on my system as a standalone(i.e I do not have apps installed on my system). Would it still work..please advice? I am referring to lesson1

Thanks
...
written by Anil Passi , April 02, 2007
Thanks Kishore.
...
written by amit , April 03, 2007
This is article is fantastic for beginners like us in Work flow. Could you please release this lesson step by step with screen shots if possible.

Thanks in advance,

Amit
...
written by Muralidhar , April 26, 2007
Hi Anil

Thanks for the wonderful Session in Workflow. I am new to Workflow and started Learning it.I have Question for You. Where does all the .wft files located in UNIX box.

Thanx
Murali
...
written by Anil Passi , April 26, 2007
Hi Murali

Its usually in $MODULE_TOP/patch/115/import/US

However you can always do this command on $MODULE_TOP
find . -name *.wft -print


Thanks
Anil Passi
...
written by Munaz , May 15, 2007
Hi Anil,
This a very fantastic site and very useful for beignners like me.I created a workflow as per your tutorial, everything went fine except one thing i am not able to see the worflow activity in front end even after the work flow has been initialized. When i check the table the status has changed from initial to validated. Even the email was sent. Please let me know if i am missing something here. Thanking you in advance...

Regards
Munaz
...
written by anil , May 15, 2007
what parameters are you passing to check the status?
...
written by Munaz , May 15, 2007
Hi Anil,
I researched a little bit and found that i was looking under the wrong owner of the workflow.Thanks anyways and i really appreciate your work.

Regards
Munaz
...
written by sundar , May 17, 2007
Hi Anil,
Thanks for your superb lesson. I have one doubt. I did all the things what u told. i am not able to see the workflow status monitor in workflow administrator. It shows XX Training Workflow but no process displayed and in xxx_po_headers table po_status is validated. Where i made mistake?
Thanks
Sundar
...
written by Anil Passi , May 17, 2007
Hi Sundar

What parameters are you passing for Status Monitor screen?

Please do a select on table WF_ITEMS, and you should find and entry there.

Thanks,
Annil
...
written by Anil Passi , May 18, 2007
Hi Sundar

Thanks for sharing this with everyone.

Cheers,
Anil
...
written by diwakar , May 29, 2007
Hi Anil,

Can you provide more documents on trouble shooting existing workflows?

Thanking You
...
written by Anil Passi , June 20, 2007
Hi Diwakar

There are various ways of troubleshooting Workflows

1. Adding Debug Messages to its pl/sql activities
2. Checking status monitor screen

But above all, you should try to learn the core tables used by Workflows

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by sambit , July 09, 2007
Thankx a ton for your WF.

I have one issue with me.
I am able to submit the concurrent Program Through Work Flow.
But My Issue is How to submit the Request Set through Work Flow.
Please help me.

Thank U
Sambit
...
written by Anil Passi , July 09, 2007
Hi Sambit

Please use FND_SUBMIT API to submit request sets

It has following APIs

fnd_submit.set_mode
fnd_submit.set_nls_options
fnd_submit.set_repeat_options
fnd_submit.set_rel_class_options
fnd_submit.set_print_options
fnd_submit.add_printer
fnd_submit.add_notification
fnd_submit.set_request_set
fnd_submit.submit_program
fnd_submit.submit_set


Search on Metalink for FND_SUBMIT and you will find the some sample code

Thanks
Anil Passi
...
written by SAMBIT , July 10, 2007
Thank's For your Advise .
I will try it still if i have any issue i Will come to you.



thanks
Sambit
...
written by Gajapati , July 11, 2007
Hi Anil,

I dont know anything about Work Flow.
Can You please let me know how can i start learning the same.
Where should i start.

Regards,
Gajapati.
...
written by SAMBIT , July 12, 2007
Hi Anil,
It's ok after your suggestion.
I have another issue.
Actually FNF_CONCURRENT_PROGRAMS table contain all the concurrent program.
My issue is i have to submit the first 10 request that are present in this table.
I have to use Work Flow for submiting the request.
please help me?

Thank U
Sambit
...
written by Anil Passi , July 12, 2007
Hi Sambit

You can use fnd_request.submit_request from pl/sql to submit requuests
This pl/sql can be called from workflow activity

Thanks,
Anil
...
written by sambit , July 12, 2007
Thank's for your suggestion

by using this i am able to submit one request .
but for other program that are present in that table is not subimiting.
please help me

...
written by ARR2K4 , July 13, 2007
Hi,

I find the articles here very much useful.
Thanks and Hats off to your effort & help to users on WWW.

I am looking for an information with respect to customizations to Standard workflows.
Can you please give me details on how to customize the standard workflows.

My understanding on the same are as follows:

1. Standard WF objects are created in access level 0
2. Customizations should be done only at level 100
3. Hence, if we try to create some activities at access level 100 and place it in standard process (which will be protected at level 0), it will not allow that to be done.
Hence, can you please suggest how to achieve this??

Appreciate & would be really great if you could reply me at the mail id given.
Or, would you mind to give me your mail id so that we can discuss on lots of advance & rarely used concepts in oracle workflow which might help both of us to learn more..

Thanks.
...
written by Anil Passi , July 13, 2007
Hi Arrk24

You are right, customers are supposed to work at access levels of 100 or above.

You can go to help menu in WF Builder to reduce your level down to say 20 [1 to 19 is used by WF product development team].
But any changes done herewith by reducing your level can be lost by Oracle patches.

Thanks
Anil
...
written by RajeshKhatri , July 29, 2007
Hi Anil,

I have created a custom workflow based on this training and implemented in Oracle Applications 11.5.10.2. the Notifications are working fine but i am not able to see the notifications in the worklist ( open notifications). Can you please help me with this. when i query wf_notifications, from_user columns is not populated and to_user has the email address.

Rajesh
...
written by Anil Passi , July 30, 2007
Hi Raj

Please check the value in column RECIPIENT_ROLE, in wf_notifications.
Once you have that value, examine wf_local_roles to see which user/person that role points to.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by Soma , August 07, 2007
Hi Anil,

Training materials is really helpful. thanks for your effort.

I have one question.

As you said access level 1 to 19 used by product development team. If I use 20 instead of 100 or above changes to the workflow lost while oracle patching?.

Thanks in Advance...

Thanks & Regards,
Soma
...
written by Soma , August 07, 2007
Hi Anil,

Training materials is really helpful. thanks for your effort.

I have one question.

As you said access level 1 to 19 used by product development team. If I use 20 instead of 100 or above changes to the workflow lost while oracle patching?.

Thanks in Advance...

Thanks & Regards,
Soma
...
written by Anil Passi , August 08, 2007
Hi Soma

Yes, your changes will be lost, because you are simulating a scenario whereby "Second Oracle WF Patch" overrides the changes done by "First Oracle WF patch"

Also, even if you Check preserve customizations, that will only restrict 1-19 range from modifying. However 1-19 range is not applicable to business related changes to WF
Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by Balaji gopalakrishnan , August 16, 2007
hi all,
can someone tell me how to get the workflow details for an organization(party).
Thanks
...
written by Sankar.B , August 16, 2007
Hi Anil,

I'm new to Workflow and I'd like to practice on workflow builder.
Plz suggest me the easy and right steps to start.Soon I will be required to
work on Workflow.And here our project schedule is very busy.Can u suggest me
and assist me to get some idea.

--Sankar,
AP,India
...
written by Anil Passi , August 19, 2007
Hi Sankar

Simply install the 10g Client on your PC, that comes with Workflow Builder.

Once done that, you can replicate the workflow tutorial 1 at your end.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by praneeth , August 24, 2007
HI Anil

Its great we had good Idea about the oracle workflow, i am a production support person in T.Rowe price for Oracle financials, as the client needs some personalization of notification email we have change the HTML body, you didn't clearly explain how to create the HTMl body you would be very helpful for explaining this issue elobarated.
...
written by Anil Passi , August 24, 2007
Hi Praneeth

Firstly you need to find out how the notification body was formed.
Usually, there are three methods:-
Option 1. Check the notification message, and there might be hardcoded HTML Message Text[with reference to some WF Variables]. This option is used for sending small messages, that have mainly static components

Option 2. Check whether WF Notification Message, uses a WF Attribute of type Document
The value of the WF Attribute could be the name of pl/sql package procedure that spits out HTML
In this case, you need to modify that pl/sql package....[not ideal]

Option 3
Check whether WF Notification Message, uses a WF Attribute of type Document that points to a OAF Page. The value of WF Attribute at runtime would begin with OA.jsp?/oracle/....webui/..RN&param=xx
In this case, you can simply personalize/extend the OAFwk region upon which WF Message is based

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by praneeth , August 24, 2007
Hi anil

Thankyou very much for the cases but I am unable to relocate them properly
but I can provide you what that I have in text body as below

&PO_REQ_APPROVE_MSG

&REQ_LINES_DETAILS

&ACTION_HISTORY

so can you analyse the things and reply me back, its only problem that we have no documentation
...
written by praneeth , August 24, 2007
Hi anil

thanks for previous replies can you explain how do we import data into notifications from tables,
is it just palcing a sql query in text body or HTML body
...
written by Sajith , August 25, 2007
Hi Anil,
Is there any way out to get the screenshots of Lesson 1, workflow?

Regards,
Sajith
...
written by Anil Passi , August 25, 2007
Hi Sajith

If you scroll down, on the tutorial, you will be able to pause/resume the tutorial and take screenshots.

THanks,
Anil
...
written by Sharmila Mahapatra , August 29, 2007
Hi Anil,

We have a client requirement to set the from clause in the notification to 'noreply@clientmail.com' so that all users/employees will recieve notification from this email address.

We have custom workflow and have created a custom notification mailer attached to our custom workflow[using correlationid]. In the Message generation,Send, from clause we have specified this email address .
But all our notifications from this workflow are coming with from_user not being populated.

Regards,
Sharmila.
...
written by Anil Passi , August 30, 2007
Hi Sharmila

You can attach attributes similar to #FROM_ROLE to change the role.
This will be attached to the Notification/message in WF builder.
Search for # in the dev guide, you will find the list of possible # that can be used to achieve this.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by Arup Dutta , August 31, 2007
Hi Anil,

The material is too good for Work Flow Developers. It would be better if you could please send me the links to download the material so that I can run it offline also.

Thanks & Regards,
Arup
...
written by Anil Passi , September 01, 2007
Hi Arup

Sorry this is available in online mode only

Thanks,
Anil
...
written by hello , September 04, 2007
why in the wf notificaitons table with the status of ERROR

how can i track this problem.could u please help me.
...
written by Adipudi , September 10, 2007
Thanks for these Articles, it would help a lot to the Learners, Job seekers and those on the project. Appreciate very much to share your knowledge to others
...
written by Santhosh ND , September 19, 2007
Dear Anil,
I am new to Oracle WorkFlow. I need one help from u.
Whenever the Employee is applying for a leave, the manager also able to view the net balance of that employee's Leave for which he applied. So Hw to customize the workflow and hw to identify the workflow and Notifications...
Thanks
Santhosh

...
written by Santhosh ND , September 20, 2007
Dear Anil
This is w.r.t. your reply to Praneeth earlier on 24,Aug 2007.
We arefacing a similar situation... Our Message Attribute is of this type:-
'JSP:/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=-&HR_EMBEDDED_REGION-&NtfId=-&#NID-'

How do we go about personalising this WF message body and include additional details eg. Employees Current Leave Balance details???

Regards
Santhosh


>>>

Your reply to Praneeth earlier....was as below
written by Anil Passi , August 24, 2007
Hi Praneeth
Option 3
Check whether WF Notification Message, uses a WF Attribute of type Document that points to a OAF Page. The value of WF Attribute at runtime would begin with OA.jsp?/oracle/....webui/..RN&param=xx
In this case, you can simply personalize/extend the OAFwk region upon which WF Message is based smilies/smiley.gif smilies/smiley.gif
...
written by Mayuri , September 21, 2007
Hi Anil,

Its a great training for beginners like me. Thanks for putting this together. I faced issue that audio streaming was not in sync with video straming. Can you upload it on youtube?
...
written by Dabeyva , September 29, 2007
this time a have a easy question
i wan to create a notification with from_role but i dont know why has a probrem
chek ...
is the first notification = peticion
message = redactarSolicitud...
this is a error:


ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: character string buffer too small
Error Stack
Wf_initiate.SetAttribute(BOXCHICA, 72, #FROM_ROLE#ROLE#, HR, HR)
Wf_Initiate.SubmitWorkflow(BOXCHICA, 72)


PLEASE HELP ME
...
written by AK , September 29, 2007
Hi Anil,
can we kick off payables Invoice approval workflow without distribution information(account to charge)?
one of the requirement is to customize the payables invoice approval workflow to request the requestor for cost code(by workflow email)if the invoice doesn't have one.Then AP personnel will put in the cost code(manual process) and validate and resubmit the invoice for approval.but this time it will go through the invoice approval process as it contains a cost code/project code.
thanks for your help. much appreciated
Kumar
...
written by Anil Passi , September 29, 2007
Hi AK,

Perhaps i haven't fully followed this question, but one thing is clear that your users want a facility to enter Cost Code within the email notification.

You can embed a OA Framework region that contains the relevant cost centres from LOV.
Effectively by embedding a OA Fwk region, you can make the users enter data via notification, just like they do so from screens.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
Status Monitor
written by Nimish , October 05, 2007
Hi Anil,
Is it possible to view statuses of other users from status monitor without log in as sys admin. B'caz I have assigned myself resposibility but it just allows me to check statuses of WF owner by me.

Thanks,
Nimish
Do this only on DEV environment
written by Anil Passi , October 05, 2007
Hi Nimish

Please use the SQL below

update wf_resources set text = '*' where name = 'WF_ADMIN_ROLE';
commit;

Do not run this on production environment

Thanks,
Anil Passi
I am not getting e-mails
written by PrasadRaj , October 17, 2007
Hi Anil,
Your tarining sessions are exellent. I created sample you gave in the session1,nut after running the workflow i did not get e-mail notification. Can you please clarify any server(SMTP) configaration required.

Thanks,
Prasad
...
written by Anil Passi , October 18, 2007
Hi Prasad

Perhaps your notification mailer service is not running. Pls check with your DBA's

Also, ensure that you have followed the steps listed in http://oracle.anilpassi.com/wo...ons-2.html ,in case you are trying this on a non-production environment.

Thanks,
Anil Passi
...
written by Zafar Sadiq , October 23, 2007
Hi Anil
This Material has helped me a lot , Thanks smilies/smiley.gif
I need a help
written by Zafar Sadiq , October 25, 2007
hi every one ,
I am new to this technology , I followed all the steps , but i unable to follow some of the last steps (i.e, Where can i find STATUS MONITOR PAGE) and how to observe the output
Workflow
written by ved , November 12, 2007
Hi Anil,
it is amazing blog. i really need this kind of blog. i appreciate you.
i need help in workflow. can you send more documentation from basic to my email.
i am in learniing stage of apps, i am not able to run. i learn something after completing lesson 1st, but not able find the result. it is not able send me mail to my address.

thanks
ved
Tutorial
written by Dheeraj Vernekar , November 22, 2007
Dear Anil,

This is one of the best tutorial I ever seen in my life. I would like to suggest one thing for next tutorial. Please show the steps bit slower than what you showed now.

Regards
Dheeraj
Tutorial
written by Dheeraj Vernekar , November 24, 2007
Dear Anil,

I am not able to find the code you written for below procedures
is_po_valid
set_wf_approver_role
set_wf_status_to_validated
start_training_wf. This is very imp for Workflow begineers. Please update the same online or mail me across.

Thanks and Regards
Dheeraj



Tutorial
written by Dheeraj Vernekar , November 24, 2007
Dear Anil,

Apology for above comment. I have not checked code properly.

Thanks
Dheeraj
...
written by Anil Passi , December 07, 2007
No worries Dheeraj
Need help on attributes send_to_role and send_to_email
written by Sachin Ahuja , December 10, 2007
Hi Anil,

I know it's very late to come and ask something on this Training Part. But I guess I've no other option too...

I've done the steps and all is working fine.

My question is we've defined attrbute send_to_email and are assigning email address to it and same is the case for role. Not which part in workflow will actually send the notification to my Role. As we've just defined the role and I'm not getting which api is sending the notification actually. Suppose instead of send_to_email I define attribute send and will assign my email address to it. Now which api will send the notification.

I hope I am clear in stating where I'm confused. If not please let me know I will write in more detail.

Regards
Sachin Ahuja
Need help on attributes send_to_role and send_to_email
written by Sachin Ahuja , December 10, 2007
Hi Anil,

I got it. This we are acheiving thru Setting attribute under Node tab of Notification.

Well now I am stuck at one more place

I am working on sending notification from workflow and want to access somewhat below kind of information from table

Order Item salesrep prodmgr
________________________
1 1 X P1
1 2 X P2
1 3 Y P1


Now I want to send notification to salesrep and prodmgr seperately based on order number. So below will be some notifications which I'll be sending


Notification1
SalesRep X
1 1 X P1
1 2 X P2

Notification2
SalesRep Y
1 3 Y P1

Notification3
P1
1 1 X P1
1 3 Y P1

Notification4
P2
1 2 X P2


I am having prob at Notification1 & Notification3 where I have multiple records to be send in single notification and I am stuck at how I can achive this.

Thanks in advance for your kind help.

Regards
Sachin Ahuja

Workflow presentation not working
written by Soham K , January 16, 2008
Hi,
Presentation is not working.

Regards,
Soham
Where to Customize
written by Pradeep_B , February 04, 2008
Hi Anil,

This is an excellent material for beginners like me. I have one question, after i have customized a workflow and stored it in the database, what are the various methods in which i can initiate my workflow. Is it possible to write a procedure in a database trigger which initiates a workflow or is there any special method to invoke it.
Please help.....

Regards,
Pradeep B
Consultant
written by SumitBansal , February 11, 2008
This is something called Amazing..I haven't seen such a wonderful training from a layman perspective on workflow. I'hv heard your name a lot but now I am a admirer..
Rock it like this in all future presentation.
Command line to restart workflow
written by ar jabir , February 20, 2008
Hi Anil,
thank you very much for the great tutorial... is there command lines for me to control workflow processes (start and stop, monitor) after I build it using the workflow builder?
thanks in advance.
rgds

ar jabir

i want a link in workflow
written by VENKATA RAMANA , February 26, 2008
Hi Anil,

I had gone through u r tutorials and they are simply superb.

I want one help from u r side like i want a link in Purchase order approval where i can go through the requisition details.

Can u please tell me how we can acheive.
My basic idea is i need to send description as www.google.com so when a person is approving purchase order he should click the description(In our case www.google.com),and he should be able to see google.com.


Please tell me .........Thanks in Advance


Basic Questions
written by mythili , February 28, 2008
Hi,

I like to know what are all the ways i can trigger the workflow.
one way is th'gh database trigger
Another way is th'gh Alert.
What else ways are there to trigger a workflow.Can u give me some example?

Is the Human Resource self-service pages works with workflow?
Thanks,
Mythili
Hi a wonderful presentation on workflow..no words to say about the training..
written by sai krishna aravapalli , March 15, 2008
HI anil,
wonderful no one ever in worldwide web we couldn't find any materail for workflow but u did it it will be a lot helpful for beginners.
could suggest me a way of approach in learning oracle apps sepcially financials
Thanks & Regards
krishna
...
written by Raja c , March 19, 2008
Hi Anil, It is very nice tutorial. Appreciate your effort in placing such a nice one on the net for starters.
regards
raja
You must be logged in to a comment. Please register if you do not have an account yet.

busy