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How to access the previous task assignee(user or group) in the subsequent Service Task?

Question asked by paiyyavj13 on Oct 25, 2017
Latest reply on Oct 25, 2017 by paiyyavj13

Hi,

 

I have a requirement when the task is about to be due send an email notification to the user or group Assignee.

 

The way I go about is store the taskId of the- about to be due task in an execution variable and retrieve the task in the subsequent Service task using below piece of code in my JavaDelegate Class:

 

String dueTaskId = (String) execution.getVariable("dueTaskId");

 

Then I get the Task using below:

Task appTask = taskService.createTaskQuery().taskId(dueTaskId).singleResult();

 

Now from the above appTask variable I can get the assignee using: appTask.getAssignee();

 

I believe this gives me the USER the task is assigned to and not the GROUP, if the task was not yet claimed.

What if I need to get the group the task was assigned to? a scenario where the task is yet to be claimed?

 

I noticed that if I manage to get the DelegateTask object for the relevant taskId(instead of the Task object as mentioned above in my code), then I can manage to get the assigned group by using- delegateTask.getCandidates();

 

Any inputs would be appreciated.... Thank you in advance...

 

Regards.

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