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Topic Title: Workflow variables and task parameters are broken in 11.0.5
Topic Summary: version parameter behaviour is brooken
Created On: 06/22/2018 06:03 AM
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 Workflow variables and task parameters are broken in 11.0.5   - JimBerg - 06/22/2018 06:03 AM  
 Workflow variables and task parameters are broken in 11.0.5   - Ricardo Castaneda - 06/27/2018 11:29 AM  
 Workflow variables and task parameters are broken in 11.0.5   - Ricardo Castaneda - 06/27/2018 01:53 PM  
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JimBerg
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upgrade from 10.7 to 11.0.5
Windows Server 2012

We use Workflow variables to control task execution in our production system.
We define a workflow variable and then in the tasks we define the same variable and set it as a parameter. One task will check conditions and set the parameter value if the following tasks should be executed. For example, we have a table that defines when a particular report is to be run. One task checks to see if the table indicates that the report should run today. We have an evaluation condition in the workflow that passes control to the report task only if the parameter is set correctly. We do this so that we can run the report task manually without having to disable the run control.
After upgrading to 11.0.5, the task variable initial value overrides the value of the parameter set in the workflow, which completely destroys the logic pattern. And runs counter to how it works in 10.7. Please let me know which bug number this is and when it will be fixed.
Thanks
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