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Process Wait State

Question asked by stephen1 on Nov 14, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 15, 2012 by stephen1
Hello,

I'm currently trying to learn Activi, with the intention of introducting it within a large scale software project.

At present, I have a series of ServiceTasks that model the various lifecycle states in a process. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find any natural mechansim to halt workflow execution between ServiceTasks i.e a Wait State. I've got a copy of Activiti in Action and I've read the online documentation, but I still can't seem to find anything suitable. I've seen user tasks quoted as "wait states", but I am not waiting for a user to retrieve a task. I simply want to programmatically trigger an event as needed and progress to the next ServiceTask. Am I missing something or is there a better solution to what I'm trying to do?

Stephen

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