Common activities and roles

Common activities and roles

Common activities and roles have been added to the DCR Portal. Common activities and roles can be shared among graphs in a category, which makes it easier to maintain the same activity across many graphs.

Supported use cases are:

  1. View, create, update and delete a common activty
  2. View, create, update and delete a common role
  3. Update all graphs in a category from common activities and roles
  4. Add all activities from graphs in a category as common activities
  5. Add all roles from graphs in a category as common roles
  6. Create new major revision of all graphs in a category

A new common activity can be added and modified from the menu found under common activities in the portal. We also show a list of all common activities found in the category.

A new common activity can easily be added:

The rules for the activity id from DCR Designer is still valid. An activity id must start with a letter and can contain letters, digits and underscore.

A new common role can be added and modified from the menu found under common roles in the portal. We also show a list of all common roles found in the category.

A new common role can easily be added:

All graphs found in the category can easily be updated based on the information found in the common activities and roles. This can be done from the menu found on the common activities and roles:

It will create a new minor revision of all graphs and update any activity or role linked with a common activity or role found in the category.

It is also possible to update a specific activity or role in all graphs.

It is possible to add all existing activities found in all graphs, apart from activities having an activity id starting with “Activity”, as common activities.

Simply use the menu found above.

It is possible to add all existing roles found in all graphs as common roles.

Creating a new major revision of all graphs found in the category prepares the graphs to be used in various IT systems. Choosing the above menu item Create new major revision of all graphs will display the menu

Updating all graphs will create a new major revision which can be seen in the revision history of each graph:

 

 

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