Create a currency/decimal/double/float variable

  1. Open the process map in which to create the variable.
  2. On the process modeling bar, click Variables and click New.

    The New variable dialog box is displayed.

  3. Enter a unique Name for the string variable.
    By default, the name of the variable is set as the ID of the variable; however, you can change the ID if needed.
  4. On the Type list, select Currency, Decimal, Double or Float variable. (Default: String)
  5. Optional. To use the variable for process initialization, select Initialization.
  6. Choose one of the following for Value.
    • Static: Provide a static value.

    • Expression: Right-click in the rule editor box and enter an expression using process or server variables or functions. Click Validate to validate the expression.

  7. For Variable display properties, define the following:
    • Acceptable range for minimum and maximum values. ((Default Minimum value: -900719925474; Default Maximum value: 900719925474)

    • Decimal precision: The precise decimal value for the variable. (Default: 2)

  8. Click Add.

    On generating a Create new job or activity forms for a process that has an initialization variable set with variable display properties, the configured properties are reflected in the corresponding controls added to the form.

    Note This applies to capture and non-MFP forms only.