User Interface

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The model list enables the following actions:

The following sections describe each feature in more detail.

Creating a New Decision Table

Click the button labeled Create decision, a dialog prompts you to enter basic information:

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  • The display name of the action.

  • The action’s unique key.

  • An optional description of the action.

By clicking Create new decision model, a new decision model is created and you are redirected to the edit view of the decision table where you can start to add rules. See Decision Editor for more information.

Decision Details

There, you see the name, description, version, creator and the modification date of the model as well as the current values of the properties that are used to define the model.

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If you want to see an older version of your model, press on the History button and choose the version you are interested in viewing.

On the top-right, there are these icons:

140 icon edit model

Edits the name, description, and key of the model.

140 icon duplicate model

Duplicates the model.

140 icon delete model

Deletes the model.

140 icon download model

Downloads the model as a file.

410 icon decision edit

Opens the editor of the model which allows you to modify the content of the model.

Decision Editor

The Decision Editor interface is roughly divided into three areas:

  • The menu bar on top, just below the navigation bar

  • The inputs on the left side

  • The outputs on the right side

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The following sections describe each area in detail.

The menu bar offers a number of actions, some of them only affecting the currently opened model while others have a more global impact.

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Group Icon Description

Save

210 icon save

Saves the currently opened model.

210 icon save all

Saves all opened models.

Export

210 icon export

Exports the currently opened model, only possible if the model was saved.

Publish

210 icon publish

Publish an app, see publishing apps.

Rules Area

Each row in the Decision Table can be considered as a single rule. Each column on the left side is an input condition, each column on the right is an output value. On the far left it is possible to select the Hit Policy for the rules. This determines how the rules are executed and when to stop evaluating rules. An example of creating a Decision Table is given in the following section.