Files can be uploaded and used within a project.
The basic properties of a file are:
|File name||Required. The name of the file. Must be in lowercase and between 1 and 26 characters in length. Alphanumeric characters and hyphens are allowed, however the name must begin with a letter and end alphanumerically, for example
|File description||Optional. A description of what the file should be used for, for example
Create a file
To create a file:
Sign into the Modeling Application and open a project.
Click the NEW dropdown.
The Create > File and Upload > File options both require a file to be uploaded into the Modeling Application. Alternatively use the + or Upload buttons next to Files in the left-hand menu.
Enter a name and optional description.
The File Editor only allows a file to be renamed or uploaded and the Metadata contains the properties related to the file, such as its mimetype.
Once a file has been uploaded and given a name, it can be used in a process definition as a process variable of type
The actions that can be run against a file are:
|Download file||Download the file.|
|Validate||Run validation against the file. Any errors can be seen in the log history at the bottom of the Modeling Application and are flagged in a pop-up box.|
|Save||Save any changes made to the file.|
|Delete||Delete the file.|