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Run Sub Flow   

The Run Sub Flow activity can be used to initiate a sub process flow. The entering token will remain in the Run Sub Flow activity until all of its child tokens have completed their sub flow (by exiting a Finish activity).

Consider reading Sub Process Flows for more in-depth information about:

When this activity is first created, a red exclamation mark shows up to the right of the activity notifying you that a link to a Process Flow Sub Flow object or Start activity is required for this activity to function. This link may be a direct pointer which can be created by clicking on the exclamation mark and then clicking on a Sub Flow object or Start activity, or the reference may be dynamic by setting the value for the Destination property.


The Run Sub Flow activity only allows one connector out. See Adding and Connecting Activities for more information.


The following image shows properties for the Run Sub Flow activity:

Each of these properties will be explained in the following sections.

  • Name You can change the name of the activity using the Name box. See Name for more information about this property.
  • Font The Font button opens a window to edit the activity's background color and font properties. See Font for more information about this property.
  • Statistics The Statistics button opens the activity's statistics window. See Statistics for more information about this property.
  • Destination Use the Destination box to link to a sub flow. This can be a Process Flow Sub Flow object, or it can be a Start activity.See Linking to Sub Flows for more information.
  • Quantity The number of child tokens that will be created in the sub flow.
  • Label Access For information on the Label Access property, see the Label Access section.
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