View workflow activity descriptions Tooltips are available for workflow activities to help you understand how to use each activity. To view an activity description in the workflow editor, point to the icon for the activity in the palette. To modify activity descriptions, navigate to Workflow > Administration > Activity Definitions and edit the Description field. Note: To view more information about an activity, double-click the activity on the canvas and then click the help icon in the title bar of the Activity Properties window. Elements in workflow activity definitionsEach activity can specify a number of elements that control the behavior of the activity or are controlled by the activity.