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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 21, 2022

Add JS initialization for selection list business Object

Let's say that there is a selection simple type business object named SelectionSimpleTypeObject and that there are some values and display text pairs entered:
1 One
2 Two

Let's say that there is a Service Flow, Client Side Human Service, Heritage Human Service, Process or any other library item with variable selectionSimpleTypeBusinessObject of type SelectionListBO.

Let's say that the service or process has a Script activity.

In that Script activity, it would be nice if we could set the variable value like this:

tw.local.selectionListBO = tw.object.SelectionListBO.One;

This would make a development easier and more error-proof.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 25, 2022

    I've forgot that the display text can contain spaces so I would propose a different syntax:

    tw.local.selectionListBO = tw.object.SelectionListBO["Different example"];


    The main idea is to have something similar to Enum in other languages. It would also be nice to have an autocomplete for this.