Tag Archives: Workflows

Workflow service borked! Again!

Workflow service is extremely useful and extremely fragile. About once a month I get a call from a customer with the problem that boils down to Workflow Service not operating. Today I just had to see what is sitting in … Continue reading

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Restart HR.Net services

HR.Net is full of WTF moments. This whole blog is based on these moments: from ancient version of jQuery to obscure bugs in places where “things should just work”. This time I run into Workflow service that sometimes gets stuck: … Continue reading

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Find workflows/mailers with particular subject

Sometimes I get support requests quoting an email received from HR.Net and asking to modify that email text or add more recipients. And then I need need to find that workflow containing the mailer that sent out that particular message. … Continue reading

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Find all workflows that use a picklist, by picklist name

One of my readers did ask if there is a way to find all the workflows that use a particular picklist. A little bit of digging and here you go: select pppf.folder_name as [Folder], ppf.folder_name as [Folder], pf.folder_name as [Folder], … Continue reading

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Find all workflows that email particular address

Quite often people within organisation change roles or leave. And if your HR.Net workflows were programmed to email that person, you’ll have to go into these workflows and change the address. But if you have thousands of workflows? you don’t … Continue reading

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Find workflows by name

Ever tried to look through all the folders with workflows searching the one that fails? Know only the name? Use this sql to show you folder names and workflows mathing the name search. select pppf.folder_name as [Folder], ppf.folder_name as [Folder], … Continue reading

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Find workflows triggered on particular fields

This blog is not dead! It’s been a while since my last post here, but I’m back with some fresh ideas and scripts. Thanks to my new assignment with HR.Net. If you would like to find all the workflow triggers … Continue reading

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Disable Form Validation When Saving Workflow as a Draft

Again, thanks Dan Huston for a great question which was this: Is it possible to distinguish between when a workflow form is being submitted and when the user is saving it to their drafts folder? We have times when the … Continue reading

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Find workflows that change particular table field

Today my task was to find out what workflows are changing particular field within particular table. I could go through all the workflows and all the data-writers and check. But I have hundreds to choose from, I’ll spend all day … Continue reading

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Java Script Validation in Workflow

This method no longer works with later versions of HR.Net. See update. Screen validation has been mastered by me a long time ago and we are using it all over the place. But workflow screen has not been properly validated … Continue reading

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