Editing the form to receive data directly from user inputs - 7.3

How to design a customized form using the workflow UI form designer for an MDM workflow task

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  1. Name the other two widgets to be Request Reason and Request Date respectively.
  2. Click Create a new variable to open a new page and define a new variable in the form designer to receive data from user inputs.
  3. Enter requestReason in the Name field.
  4. Select String from the Type list.
  5. Click Save to save your changes.
  6. On the right panel, in the Value field of the Request Reason INPUT, enter requestReason.value.
  7. Remove the original Request Date INPUT, then drag a new DATE PICKER widget and drop it in the central design area.
  8. Follow the similar procedure to create a new variable requestDate of String type, and edit the Value field for the Request Date DATE PICKER to be requestDate.value.