Specifying Control Conditions

Follow the instructions below to specify control conditions for a rule.

  1. Select a business function, rule set, or rule, then right-click in the Control Conditions tab and choose Create Control Condition in the pop-up menu. The Control Condition dialog opens.
    Note: Alternatively, you can do this by selecting Create Control Condition from the context menu in the Rules pane or from the drop-down menu of the toolbar button Change Rule Attributes.
  2. In the Name field, enter the name of the data item evaluated by the condition as it appears in the code.
  3. In the Operator drop-down, choose the operator for the comparison that determines whether the condition is met.
  4. In the Argument field, enter the constant value to which the data item is compared. The value may be the name of another field.
  5. In the Description field, enter a description of the control condition.
  6. Click OK to dismiss the dialog and return to the Rules window. The specified condition is listed in the Control Conditions tab in the righthand pane of the window.
    Tip: To edit a field in the table, select the field and choose Edit in the right-click menu. The Control Condition dialog opens, where you can make the necessary changes. To delete a field, select it and choose Delete in the right-click menu.
  7. Repeat this procedure for each control condition you want to add to the rule.