Exclusive gateway is used to create the condition flows in your business process. Exclusive gateway is type of gateway which is used to direct the process flow into alternate paths based on the condition evaluated to be true. The link paths, represented as arrows "->", are used to connect an Exclusive gateway to the other node tasks. User can set conditions on each link coming out from Exclusive gateways. The process will only follow the link path where the condition passes.

Exclusive Gateway Configuration Properties:

Gateway Configuration panel has two tabs to define property:

  1. General

General Tab contains general information such as title, task id etc.

  1. Gateway


Property

Mandatory

Default

Description

Gateway Type

Y

Exclusive

There are 3 Gateway types to choose from: Exclusive, Inclusive and Parallel. Choose Exclusive to design Exclusive Gateway.


When link paths are created from Exclusive or Inclusive gateways, user must also specify the condition information on each link. To do so, user can double click on each link coming out from an Exclusive gateway. The Gataway Parameter Panel will open as shown below:



All settings inside Gateway parameter are described below:

Property

Mandatory

Default

Description

Otherwise

N

Uncheck

To define the default path to be executed when other conditions are not matching.

Label

N

-

User can give name to the link for easy reference. Eg. Approve, Reject etc.

Condition

Y

-

Shows the gateway condition designed to direct process flow. (Note: Click on Condition button to design condition)


Click on "Condition" button on Gateway Parameter tab to redirect user to the "Formula Editor" panel where user can write new condition statements or can customize any existing conditions. For more information on Formula Panel, please refer to section 6.4.3.5


Note: User must click "Save Panel" to save all configuration changes.