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After that, you should assign every job in the chain to your vendors.
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After that, you should assign every job in the chain to your vendors and set deadlines.
  
 
To do this, click on the '''"Update"''' button:
 
To do this, click on the '''"Update"''' button:

Revision as of 15:40, 23 October 2019

General information

On the Workflow tab of a project you can build chains of consecutive jobs by linking the existing jobs or by adding predefined job chain templates:

Project workflow buttons.png

Both methods are described below.

Chain existing jobs

To build a chain of consecutive jobs by linking the existing jobs, press the "Chain job" button and select the language pair:

Workflow chain select language 1.png

It will display the Chain existing jobs page where you can drag and drop the jobs you need to be linked into the highlighted in green New job chain field:

Drag jobs to chain.png

Having done that, press "Create" to add this workflow to the project:

Create chain button.png

It will bring you to the project workflow tab where you should click on the job ID to open the job page to be started first:

Project worflow job chain click ID.png

Press "Start" on the opened job page to lunch the workflow, and the assigned vendor will receive the corresponding notification:

Start first job in the chain.png

Then every next job in the chain will be launched automatically after the completion of the previous one, without any action of the project manager:

Job chain job statuses.png

The output files of the previous job will be automatically transferred to the input files of the next job in the chain.

All the workflow participants will receive corresponding notifications during the process.

If necessary, on the Workflow tab of the project you can also add another job chain, break chains, and update jobs by pressing corresponding buttons.

Add job chain template

To add a predefined job chain template to the project workflow, press the "New job chain" button:

Project workflow add chain button.png

Then select the job chain template you need from the drop-down list, tick the language pair, and press "Create":

Create Job chain template button.png

After that, you should assign every job in the chain to your vendors and set deadlines.

To do this, click on the "Update" button:

Assign vendor via update.png

Then select the vendor, set the deadline and press "Update" to save changes:

Assign vendor via update 2.png

Having finished it, click on the job ID to open the job page to be started first:

Project worflow job chain click ID.png

Press "Start" on the opened job page to lunch the workflow, and the assigned vendor will receive the corresponding notification:

Start first job in the chain.png

Then every next job in the chain will be launched automatically after the completion of the previous one, without any action of the project manager:

Job chain job statuses.png

The output files of the previous job will be automatically transferred to the input files of the next job in the chain.

All the workflow participants will receive corresponding notifications during the process.

If necessary, on the Workflow tab of the project you can also add another job chain, break chains, and update jobs by pressing corresponding buttons.