If a process that is to be submitted to batch has been defined with one or more parameters a display similar to the example following will result:
For more information on how process parameters are specified refer to later sections in this chapter.
The use of process parameters with processes that are designed to be used exclusively from a workstation is not recommended. Process parameters are primarily intended as a means of passing information into processes that are designed to run in batch. See the following section for more details.
The following input options apply to specifying process parameter values when submitting a process to batch:
This is an output field. It shows the description associated with the process parameter. For more information about defining process parameters refer to later sections in this chapter.
Specifies the value that is to be placed into the associated process parameter. The value specified can only be an alphanumeric literal or a numeric literal.
If an alphanumeric literal is specified it should NOT be enclosed in quotes or the quotes will be mapped into the parameter as well.
Values specified are checked for compatibility with the definition of the associated process parameter. The compatibility check validates type, length and number of decimal positions.