Inbox types

Last modified by superadmin on 24.01.2017

General inbox

The user interface for modifying the inbox settings.
A forms goes through multiple stages from submission until it is moved to an inbox.
  • Validation
    The submitted data are being validated.

  • Workflow
    A form record is created for the submitted form. The workflow processing processes all actions that have been configured.

  • Post processes
    The system processes the form record further in multiple stages after workflow processing has finished.

  • Inbox
    The form record is put in a general inbox. The workflow processing may have altered the default inbox.

All submitted forms are put in an inbox and can be viewed there. You can change the default inbox of a form by selecting the inbox in the general settings menu of the form. By editing the user groups associated with an inbox you can control which users can access an inbox.

Creating a new inbox

  1. From the main menu on the left hand side, go to Inboxes and click on New.
  2. Give the inbox a name and optionally a description.
  3. Confirm your changes by clicking Save.

To the bottom of the inbox settings, you can select the user groups that should be able to access the inbox via drag & drop or by using the buttons between the two lists. Only users belonging to at least one user group that has been granted access will be able to access the inbox.

For users that are currently logged in, changes will be applied only after they sign in again.

Editing inboxes

  1. Click on the inbox you would like to edit.
  2. Modify the settings and click on save.
  3. All changes will be applied immediately after saving.

Deleting an inbox

  1. Click on the inbox you would like to delete.
  2. Click on Delete.
An inbox cannot be deleted when there are still any form records in that inbox or when it is being referenced by a form. Clear the inbox first if you would like to delete it.

Clearing an inbox

This will delete all form records in the inbox permanently, including all files and attachments. Deleted form records cannot be restored.
  1. Click on the inbox you would like to clear.
  2. Click on Clear to delete all form records in the inbox permanently.

Form specific inbox

General inbox always display the same column. For form specific inboxes, you can change the columns that should be displayed. This can be useful when you would like to the the value of certain form fields immediately without having to open the form first.

Form specific inbox can be setup on the inbox menu of a form.

Created by superadmin on 02.06.2015
Translated into en by superadmin on 26.07.2016
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