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Useful task attributes: Optional tasks

Defining a task as optional makes the task unnecessary for the completion of the process-description.

Typically, tasks are non-optional, that is, mandatory. This means that their parent-plan can only complete if the task is completed or discarded. As long as the task is dormant or in progress, the parent-plan remains in progress. When a task is defined as optional, its parent-plan can complete even if the task is dormant.

Browse through a process-description:

  • Cold And Flu Guide
  • The Recommend Vaccine action is optional: in cases where the patient is under 65, this action remains dormant. If it were mandatory, the parent plan wouldn’t be able to complete.
  • If you have installed the Tallis Toolset, you can find this sample in the World > Samples folder in the ACL Web Repository.
  • Run this sample file
  • Click here for a detailed description of this sample.

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