Method elaboration occurs after the Method Confirmation phase, but can also occur during or after the Method Creation, Method Confirmation, or Method Activation phase. To complete the method, you must decide whether the files that were initially excluded from elaboration during the method creation phase should continue to be ignored by the method, or if the data stores should be included.
After the method has been saved and confirmed, the extraction batch process elaborates steps sequentially. The elaboration of each step can exploit the information obtained during the elaboration of the preceding step. During method elaboration, the following events occur sequentially: