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2782330 - Event / Event Reason on the Position Object Change Workflow Notification


  • The Email notifications from Workflow after its approval upon changes made(Insert new Record / Edit the existing record) to a Position Object on Manage Positions read Event / Event Reason placeholders as : Insert Position, Correct Position etc.
  • However, they are not a part of existing Event picklist or Event Reason values.
  • How does the system pick these values up? Can this be modified?

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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Navigate to Manage Positions, Insert a new effective dated record on an Existing position
  2. Make changes to the position fields and save the transaction so that a Workflow gets Triggered
  3. Once the Workflow is approved, an Email is triggered to the Participants as below :

Insert Position WF Notification.png


 This is an Expected Behavior.


  • The tag is comprised of the Action and Object for MDF objects such as Position.
  • The tag will show either Create Position or Insert Position based on the action performed.
  • This is currently not configurable, as the action is pulled from a hardcoded list.

See Also

2287616 - List of supported tags for EC Workflows and EC Alerts


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