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We have the following scenario in the Web Process Designer:
The development team usually needs to perform maintenance, cleaning and restructuring of the different ProcessApps, depending on the business requirements. For this we obviously need to take into account all the different components that can exist in a ProcessApp (BPDs, Human Services, Service Flows, CoachViews, and so on).
By doing these cleaning activities we have detected that the Web Process Designer doesn't mark those variables that don't exist anymore in the "Validation Errors" section.
Variables that don't exist are marked with a warning but only within the component that tries to use them. However, warnings are not marked in the general "Validation Errors" section.
This obviously complicates a lot the cleaning tasks of the development team since it's necessary to review manually component by component when this could be much more automatic if the warnings were displayed correctly in the "Validation Errors" section.
I attach a TWX where we put non-existent variables at different levels and also some screenshots to clarify this problem.
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