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nddymyke

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I have various actions in my process and each action has a different form attached to it. But to start the next stage all the previous forms are displayed with the action tab at the buttom.

Is it possible NOT TO display all of the previous forms and ONLY show the action tab with it's form.

Kindly suggest any reference or solution.

Thanks in advance.

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You don't have to have all forms display in stages of your process.  There is no reason why an action form has to display, and often isn't what is desired.  If you have different stages, just set the applicable form you want displayed in each stage.  If a single stage, you will need to create role, or fill in the "only show form if" on the form with appropriate conditional logic.

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Thanks for your response.
I need  separate forms for each action to collect user details that will be inserted into the Database.

I removed the form on the stage as you suggested and I simply get a Do you want to close dialogue box.

How  can I make users complete the specified form at each action/stage and move to the next action/stage without displaying the previous form.

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I'm not fully sure what specifically you are trying to accomplish or what approach you are using.  Are you trying to use a "wizard" approach or the user actions each item?  You cannot completely prevent a user from canceling an action or hitting the Windows X to close out of everything.  I'm still not sure why you wouldn't display all of the [prior] forms as they are filled out for reference, but that depends on your business requirements.
  • Have multiple stages, one for each form, with one action leaving the current stage going to the next for the current form the user should be filling in.  That stage would have the current form as its display form.
  • Have a single stage for user entry, and a separate action for each form.  The action dictates which form to use.  As far as which form and actions to show, you could set a variable where you are in the process and use that on the "Only show form if" and/or "Only show action if" conditions in the form/action based upon that variable.
We don't hide our forms as the user needs to see them all even while editing one at a time, but we use the second approach above to do something close to what you are explaining.
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