Calling an activity from a flow

You can use the Utility shape to call an activity from a flow. By using an activity, you can use fewer shapes in your flow and perform processing that does not require human input.

  1. Open a flow by searching for it or by using the Application Explorer.
  2. On the Diagram tab, click the Flow shapes icon, and then click Utility.

  3. Drag the Utility shape to a position on the flow diagram, based on the order of events in the flow.

  4. Connect the Utility shape, by dragging connector end points to connection points on different shapes in the flow.

  5. Double-click the Utility shape to open the property panel.

  6. In the Select type of rule field, select Activity.
  7. In the Rule field, press the Down Arrow key and select the name of an activity that is set to type Utility .

    If the activity supports input parameters, additional fields are displayed for you to define name-value pairs.

  8. Click Submit to close the property panel.

  9. Click Save.