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Workflow variable is not being removed when deployed

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I removed the Open Document link from REQAPPRV WF notificaitons, so that users cannot access requisitions in the application.

When deploying my changes, the variable is not being removed from the notifications.
In my development environment we had to completely delete REQAPPRV WF and reload with my version of code, but this won't be acceptable for Production deployment.
Any ideas what I could do to get my changes into my test environments successfully?

We've tried using FORCE to deploy the WF.
  • 1. Re: Workflow variable is not being removed when deployed
    AlejandroSosa Journeyer
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    What did you exactly modify? Keep in mind that oracle workflow maintains version for certain objects and that means that only new instances of the changed workflow will take the change. Take a look at this excerpt from the API guide:

    Certain workflow objects in a process definition are marked with a
    version number so that more than one version of the object can be in
    use at any one time. These objects are:
    • Activities—notifications, functions, and processes
    Note: Although function activities support versioning, the
    underlying PL/SQL code does not, unless implemented by
    your developer. You should avoid adding references to new
    activity attributes or returning result lookup codes not
    modelled by existing activities in your PL/SQL code.
    • Activity attributes
    • Process activity nodes
    • Activity attribute values
    • Activity transitions
    If you edit and save any of the above objects in Oracle Workflow
    Builder to the database, Oracle Workflow automatically creates a new
    version of that object or the owning object by incrementing the version
    number by one. If you save edits to any of the above objects to an
    existing file, then the original objects are overwritten. If you have a
    process instance that is still running and you upgrade the underlying
    workflow definition in your Workflow server, the process instance
    continues to run using the version of the workflow object definitions
    with which it was originally initiated.

    So, did you try your change with a brand new workflow process?
  • 2. Re: Workflow variable is not being removed when deployed
    Pk Explorer
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    Have you tried saving the workflow from workflow builder in that specific instance?


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