Create a prompt data type in an Update Data action sequence when you want to specify a prompt whose properties may be accessed in other flow locations.

Add a prompt data update statement to a task sequence

In a task sequence, you can add a prompt expression to an Update Data data action. For example, 

  1. From the Toolbox, expand the Data category and drag an Update Data action to the desired location in the task.
  2. In the Update Data editor, in the Name field, add a meaningful name to describe the item.
  3. Click the Add update statement button and select Prompt.
  4. In the Variable Name field, type the label to store the data and identify the variable on tasks.
  5.  To assign a prompt, do one of the following:
    1. Under Value To Assign, click Select a prompt and choose the appropriate system prompt from the list.
    2. Click Add and in the Create Prompt dialog box, create a prompt.
    3. Add the prompt expression inline.
    4. Click the Edit Expression button to open the large expression Editor and build your expression.[/bs_well]
  6. To add another variable, click the Add update statement button.