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Defining workstep presentation format : Defining workstep presentation for Business Processes : Defining Tablet presentation

Defining Tablet presentation

You can define an activity workstep (in a Business Process) with presentation type as Tablet to complete the activity using a Tablet device. As the activity runs in a Tablet device, you must install a mobile app in the device. Then, you must map the mobile app's URL to the activity workstep (in a Business Process) to access the activity.
Note: You can build and install mobile apps using Progress Software’s Telerik Platform and you can access supported Progress data resources from mobile apps built in the Telerik Platform using Progress Data Services such as OpenEdge and Rollbase. For more information, see the Progress Data Services Guide and Reference, which you can reference from the
To define a Tablet presentation for an activity workstep:
1. Select an activity workstep in a Business Process for which you want to define the presentation type as Tablet.
2. From the Properties view, click the General tab to view the Presentation section.
3. Click Add to open the Add Presentation dialog box.
4. Select Tablet from the Type drop-down list.
5. Specify the mobile app file path or URL in the URL text field. For example, https://<host>:<port>/tablet/activity.html.
Alternatively, you can map workstep with Tablet presentation format to CHARACTER dataslot to dynamically associate the workstep with a mobile app URL. You need to set the initial value of the CHARACTER dataslot to a valid mobile app URL.
a. Click the ellipsis button beside the URL text field.
b. Select Use a dataslot to open the Add Dataslots dialog box.
c. Select a CHARACTER dataslot to be mapped to the workstep presentation.
d. Click OK to add the dataslot and then close the Add Dataslots dialog box.
6. Click OK to add the Tablet presentation format for the activity workstep.
Note: You cannot add the same presentation type twice to one activity workstep. If you do, an error message appears stating that the Presentation Type already exists. Do you want to override?. Click OK to override the presentation type.
The Tablet presentation format is mapped to the selected activity workstep. The defined Tablet presentation type is displayed in the Presentation section.
Note: You can add multiple presentation types such as Portal, Mobile, GUI, and Tablet to a single activity workstep. This enables you to complete an activity from a browser, a Mobile device, a GUI for .NET application, or a Tablet device.