Altium NEXUS Documentation

State Transition Properties

Modified by Susan Riege on Dec 18, 2018


The State Transition Properties dialog

Summary

The State Transition Properties dialog provides controls to edit the properties for a State Transition.

For more information about lifecycle definitions, click here.

Access

The dialog is accessed in the following ways:

  • Right-click in the State Before and Transitions region of the Edit Lifecycle Definitions dialog then select Add State Transition from the context menu.
  • In the Edit Lifecycle Definitions dialog, click the  associated with a State Transition. 

Options/Controls

Properties

  • State Transition Name - enter the name for the State Transition.
  • State After - use the drop-down to select the state that follows the State Transition that is being added.
  • Menu Entry Text - this is the text that will appear in the right-click menu in the Item view allowing to perform this state transition for a given item revision. The parameter $RevisionId will be substituted with the ID of the revision.

State Transition Permissions

Use the drop-down to select how the permissions for the State Transition are set:

  • Controlled - select this option to limit permissions based on the default Server permissions.
  • Using Approvals - choose this option to allow permissions that are selected for this specific State Transition, which can be added in the table below using the Add button.

Additional Controls

  • Add - use the drop-down to select from the following options:
    • Add Approval Group - select to add an approval group. The new group is named New Approval Group by default. You can edit the name using the Edit Approval Group Name command defined below. 
    • Add Role - select to add a Role using the Search for Role dialog.
    • Add User - select to add a User using the Search for Users dialog.
    • Edit Approval Group Name - select to open a dialog in which you can enter a name for a newly added approval group.
    • Move Up - click to move the currently selected item up one position.
    • Move Down - click to move the currently selected item down one position.
    • Remove - click to remove the currently selected group, role or user.
The Add commands are available only if Using Approvals is selected in State Transitions Permissions
  • Remove - click to remove the currently selected group, role or user.
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