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Avoid validation on click of Back button in tabbed ScreenFlow



Users are performing some validations (validate rule defined in Flow Action) in tabbed screen flow. Pega validates on click of next. If user decides to click on Back button the validation is nonetheless performed.

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Steps to Reproduce

1) Create Validate rule for validation.
2) Define validate rule in Flow Action.
3) In tabbed screen flow, go to particular screen and click on Back button.


This issue is resolved through the following local change:
Set a flag (set a property to 1 or 0) on click of the back button and use a when rule on this flag to decide whether to call validate rule in the post flow action activity.
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Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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