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Create record producers from tables

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Create record producers from tables

You can create Service Catalog record producers directly from a table record.

About this task

To create a record producer from a table record:


  1. Navigate to System Definition > Tables and open the table record.
    Note: When using a workflow with a Record producer, set the condition to Run the workflow.
  2. Under Related Links, click Add to Service Catalog.
  3. Complete the Name, Short Description, and Category fields as you would for service catalog items.
  4. Use the slushbucket to select the fields and the order in which you want them to appear. To use container variables, select |- container start -| and |- container start -|.
  5. Click Save and Open to open the record producer and define additional options. Alternatively, click Save to return to the table record.
    • A record producer is created with these values:
      • Table name: table record opened in step 1
      • Name, Short Description, and Category: information entered in step 3
    • A variable is created for each of the selected fields with these values:
      • Name: Column name of the field
      • Type: Variable type that corresponds to the field type
      • Order: Position selected in the slushbucket (for example, 100 for the first field and 200 for the second field)
      • Question: Column label of the field
    • If the field type is Choice, a corresponding question choice is created for each field choice.
    • The new record producer is added to the Record Producers related list on the table record.