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In a business application, a
workflow is a sequence of steps or rules applied to a process from its initiation to completion.
In Oro applications, workflows organize and direct users’ work, making them follow particular steps in a pre-defined order, or preventing them from performing actions that either contradict or conflict with the logical steps of a process.
step is a state of an entity record. It is represented by an instance of the
The process of moving an entity from one step to another is called a
This guide explains and illustrates how to create workflows through configuration files, and provides details on workflow components and their translation.
Table of Contents
- Configuration Reference
- Basic Workflow Configuration
- Transition Forms
- Managing Elements (Actions and Conditions)
- Workflow Translations
- Example of Workflow Configuration
For information on how to create simple workflows via the user interface (application back-office), see the Workflow Management user guide.