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About Interactive Workflow Processes

An interactive workflow is used for controlling user navigation between screens and across views. An interactive workflow is comprised primarily of a set of user interact steps, and usually includes a run-time event.

NOTE:  An interactive workflow can run only in the context of a user session; it cannot run in the Workflow Process Manager server component.

Interactive workflow processes can be controlled through the use of a synthetic event attached to explicit user interface buttons. A synthetic event is a specialized run-time event that is dedicated to controlling workflow navigation.

Examples of synthetic events include Suspend, Resume, Next, and Back. Associated with buttons on the user interface, these synthetic events are interpreted by the Workflow engine to control workflow navigation by moving the user back or forward, and by suspending or resuming a workflow process.

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