Manage data resources in the flow


Under the flow’s Resources area, select Data. The list of variable data appears in the Data pane to the right of the page.


The Data pane includes the following columns:

Column Description

Type

Indicates the variable category for the data resource. For example, string, currency, or collection.

Name

To view or manage a data resource, click the data resource name:

  • If the resource is read-only, the View dialog box opens. In this view, you can see details such as the name, accessibility, initial values, and usage location.
  • If the resource is not read-only, the Edit dialog box opens. Here, update the resource name, configure accessibility and initial values, or navigate to the appropriate usage location.

Secure

If the flow consumes secure data, a key icon appears in secure variable names and actions shown in the task editor. The system represents use of secure data by the key icon that precedes the name of the flow: secure

Usage

Lists as a link the place or number of places where the resource appears within the flow. To navigate to the area of the flow in which the resource exists, do the following:

  1. To open the Usages dialog box, click the usage link.
  2. In the Location column, click the appropriate link associated with the resource.

Description

Optionally describes more detailed information about the data resource.

Search data

Enter the first few letters of the data resource you want to find. Architect filters the list by your selection.


  • Add variables
  • Filter variables
  • Delete variables

Add a variable

  1. Under Add Variable, select the type of variable to add.
  2. In the Enter variable name box, type the name to associate with the variable.
  3. Click Create. The variable appears in the table.
  4. To edit the variable values, click the variable name. The Edit Variable dialog box opens. For more information, see Manage a variable.

Filter variables by accessibility

  • Under Filter data by accessibility, select the name of the process by which to sort variables in the table.

Delete an unused variable

  • If an email, message, or survey invite variable is not in use, or is an unpublished output variable, you can delete it. Click  next to the variable you want to remove.