ProcessMaker 4.2
ProcessMaker API Documentation
ProcessMaker Examples
Deprecation Notices
Create a New Signal
Create a new Signal to which any Process may subscribe for use.

Create a New Signal

Your user account or group membership must have the following permissions to create a Signal unless your user account has the Make this user a Super Admin setting selected:
  • Signals: View Signals
  • Signals: Create Signals
See the Signals permissions or ask your Administrator for assistance.
Follow these steps to create a new Signal:
  1. 1.
    View your Signals. The Signals page displays.
  2. 2.
    Click the +Signal button. The New Signal screen displays.
  3. 3.
    In the Signal Name setting, enter a name for the Signal. The Signal name setting displays to the Process designers when configuring Signal-type events in Process Designer. Therefore, provide a concise name for the Signal so Process designers understand its function. This is a required setting.
  4. 4.
    In the Signal ID setting, enter a unique ID for the Signal. ProcessMaker uses the Signal ID to internally identify this Signal. Signals associated with Collection record events derive their Signal ID values with a prefix containing that Collection's name. Consider the following when entering the Signal ID value:
    This is a required setting.
  5. 5.
    Optionally, in the Additional Details setting, enter a description for the Signal.
  6. 6.
    Click Save. The Signals page displays the new Signal in the list of all Signals.

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