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Call Alfresco Action

The Call Alfresco Action enables you to invoke the standard Alfresco Content Services actions from Alfresco Process Services.

Property Description

Details tab

Name

The name of the content-specific step.

Description

A description of this step.

Target tab

Content

Retrieves Alfresco properties for content stored in the form editor or variable based on your selection.

Act as

Identity of the caller: Process initiator or Specific User. Selecting Specific User lets you select a different user.

Repository

Changes the repository account. For example: Alfresco One One, Alfresco in the Cloud.

Action tab

Action

Lists a range of actions specific to Alfresco One. Select the options to make changes to the default name and value depending on your requirement. The options are as follows:

extract-metadata

Extracts embedded metadata from files and added to the file properties. Alfresco one supports Microsoft Office document properties, LibreOffice, and a number of other formats.

move

Moves the files and subfolders to the locations of your choices in Share if you edit the following value with the exact location of your document in Share: workspace://SpacesStore/<ID>

add aspect

Adds a property aspect to files for additional behaviors or properties.

specialise-type

Changes a file’s content type, if applicable. For example, you can changes a standard file into a policy document and adds the appropriate metadata for that content type.

script

Runs a custom JavaScript script from the Data Dictionary/Scripts folder. There are a number of sample scripts available. The list can vary depending on how Alfresco One is configured.

check-in

Checks in files that are currently checked out. For example, files will be checked in before being moved to another folder. Select the option to indicate whether they will be checked in as minor or major versions.

transform and copy content

Action for transforming and copying content. You can add copies of files, in the format of your choice, to another location. For example, you can generate a copy of a Word document in PDF format in a different folder.

remove-features

Removes a property aspect from files to remove functionality or properties.

check-out

Checks out files automatically with a working copy created in the location of your choice. Select the option to associate a name or type with the file.

copy

Creates copies of files in the location of your choice. Set the additional deep-copy and overwrite-copy options to true if you want to copy or overwrite sub-folders and their contents.

transform-image

Action for transforming and copying image files in the format of your choice to another location. For example, you can generate a copy of GIF file in PNG format in a different folder.

Action Parameters

View or update parameters of the action selected in the previous field.

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