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Working with OpenERP by Greg Moss

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Looking at an OpenERP workflow in detail

The workflow that we have been currently studying is a summarized view of the actual workflow that OpenERP utilizes to carry out the different processes. The developer view of the workflow describes the conditions to determine the various document states and how each process should be handled. To understand a workflow, it is important to recognize exactly what a workflow can accomplish in OpenERP.

In OpenERP, a workflow can:

  • Modify the states or stages that a document is currently in
  • Determine what conditions or states in a document are required to execute a process
  • Make process decisions based on user roles and access privileges
  • Create subworkflows to encapsulate complexity

OpenERP also provides a very nice ...

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