Input Data

Use Input Data for information that’s necessary to make a decision. This information usually includes business-level concepts or objects relevant to the business.

You can use Input Data in a Decision or Business Knowledge Model element.

Attributes

  • Name

    The name of the element. The name appears in the element label.

  • Description

    A description of the element.

    Descriptions are optional but they can be useful if you want a comprehensive report.

  • Label

    An short, alternative description of the element.

    Use it primarily for elements that don’t have a name attribute, for example and Input Expression.

  • Shape - Bounds

    The size of an element and its co-ordinates in the diagram.

    Field Description
    X The horizontal position of the element in the diagram.
    Y The vertical position of the element in the diagram.
    Width The width of the element.
    Height The height of the element.
  • Label - Bounds

    The size of the label and its co-ordinates in the diagram.

    Field Description
    X The horizontal position of the element in the diagram.
    Y The vertical position of the element in the diagram.
    Width The width of the element.
    Height The height of the element.

Other Attribute Tabs

  • Variable

    A Variable stores the result of a Decision or the value of a Data Input.

    To add a Variable:

    1. Click Add.

    2. In the panel that opens, fill in these fields.

      Field Description
      Name The name of the Variable.
      TypeRef The data type of the Variable.
      Description A description of the Variable.
      Label An alternative description of the Variable.
    3. Click Create.

     

    To remove a Variable:

    • Select the Variable, then click Remove.