Wednesday, August 03, 2005

What do I write most ... What do I work on more..

My Expertise

Have you heard of workflows.. Have you ever used a system where in series of workprocesses that run behind the scene integrated together?
To give an exaple.. You want to create a leave requisition in the system.. Once leave is created in the system, it automatically sends a mail to your manager for approval. Manger takes some action on it.. which make . If manager rejects it comes back on employees's and he can modify. This is a simple exampe for a workflow.. Like Lotus notes, MS Outlook and other applications, SAP also has given workflow support for its applications. My core area is on SAP-Workflow..

Problem - Subworkflow

Yesterday my colleague, Ashok asked me to help on his fishy problem.. He had a subworkflow placed in a parent workflow as the step. When executed the parent workflow, the subworkflow was not starting at all. It was actually skipping that step and the Workflow simply completed. After a long R&D I came to know about a new concept.

Table-Driven Dynamic Parallel Processing

Each step can be associated with a Multiline Element and the step would be executed in parallel as many times as the number of elements in the internal table "MultilineElement" specified in the "Other" Tab of the step ... as shown below


And in the binding definiiton we can access the particular instance of the object by using the following syntax ..


More info at SAP Help