Create a New Signal

Create a new Signal to which any Process may subscribe for use.

Create a New Signal

Your user account or group membership must have the following permissions to create a Signal unless your user account has the Make this user a Super Admin setting selected:

  • Signals: View Signals

  • Signals: Create Signals

See the Signals permissions or ask your Administrator for assistance.

Follow these steps to create a new Signal:

  1. View your Signals. The Signals page displays.

  2. Click the +Signal button. The New Signal screen displays.

  3. In the Signal Name setting, enter a name for the Signal. The Signal name setting displays to the Process designers when configuring Signal-type events in Process Modeler. Therefore, provide a concise name for the Signal so Process designers understand its function. This is a required setting.

  4. In the Signal ID setting, enter a unique ID for the Signal. ProcessMaker Platform uses the Signal ID to internally identify this Signal. Signals associated with Collection record events derive their Signal ID values with a prefix containing that Collection's name. Consider the following when entering the Signal ID value:

    This is a required setting.

  5. Optionally, in the Additional Details setting, enter a description for the Signal.

  6. Click Save. The Signals page displays the new Signal in the list of all Signals.

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