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Workflow Quick Start Application


The workflow quick start application is designed for step-by-step instructions or data collection use cases such as:
    Work instructions
    Assembly procedures
    Field service
Are you new to Skylight Workflows? Please read the Definitions Section to learn about Skylight Workflow terminology Step 1: Install and Configure the Workflow Quick Start Application Step 2: Import Workflow Templates Step 3: Use Your Workflow Templates
Do you want to author your own custom workflows? Read this guide to learn how to build your own workflows
Do you want to view workflow reports or build a Business Intelligence dashboard? Read this guide to learn about the Manager View Read these guides to learn about the Skylight API and build your own reporting dashboard
Are you a developer? Skylight Workflows may be integrated with your own data source. Read this guide to learn more.

Commonly Used Terms

A workflow is a collection of Workflow Steps used to complete, verify or review a given task based on the needs of your business.
Workflow Steps
A workflow step is predefined task for completing work inside Skylight. See here for more information on Workflow Steps.
Workflow Template
A workflow template is a reusable workflow defined through Workflow Steps inside an Excel spreadsheet.
Excel Synchronization Tool
The Excel synchronization tool is a GUI based program used for creating, updating, and removing workflows from Skylight.
Work Session
A work session is a specific instance of work being executed inside Skylight. See here for more information on Skylight Work Sessions.

Other Information


    Smart Glasses Client 7.4.1 or newer
    Web Client 0.1.1 or newer
    Windows x64 system to use the Workflow import tool

Known Limitations

    The Input Text step does not currently provide a way to toggle the character set between alphanumeric and numeric entry.

Release Notes


    Excel Workflow Synchronization Tool
      Added excel columns for Bluetooth torque wrench values & step type support
        New step type(column B): CaptureBTInput
        Tool type(column L): snap-on
        Lower torque threshold(column M): numeric
        Upper torque threshold(column N): numeric
        Unit of measure(column O): in-lb, ft-lb, nm, kg-cm, kgm, in-oz, cnm
      Added Report Export to GUI
      Added Sync Tool Version to GUI
    Workflow Quick Start Application
      Added Bluetooth torque wrench step type support
      Optimized UI for mobile and web clients
      Added scan to start workflow support
        To enable, edit the application data and set scanToStartWorkflow to true.
        To disable, edit the application data and set scanToStartWorkflowto false.


    Excel Workflow Synchronization Tool
      Only import spreadsheets where the version changed. Previously, spreadsheets with unchanged versions would be reported as errors.
    Workflow Quick Start Application
      If viewing step details that include media, then selecting the media will enable the media controls (zoom in, zoom out, etc.).


    Added ability to call users directly from the calling step.


    Excel Workflow Synchronization Tool
      Added Workflow Import GUI
      Increased media file import size limit
      Added ability to import non-embedded excel reference media files
    Workflow Quick Start Application
      General sync and performance improvements


    Excel Workflow Synchronization Tool
      Added a new column Videos to the workflow template. The column value is a semi-colon separated list of file names. The tool uploads the files and associates them with the step.
    Workflow Quick Start Application
      If a step has video(s), then display a preview image. To play the videos, select the step, select the View media action, and then select the video.


    Fixed a bug which caused a crash on iOS
    Manager can now step into nested section steps


    Excel Workflow Synchronization Tool
      Add new step types: VideoStep, AddItemStep, DeleteItemStep, ExitItemStep, EndSectionStep
    Workflow Quick Start Application
      Add new step types: captureVideo, addItem, deleteItem, exitItem
      Improve stability when submitting workflows


    Excel Workflow Synchronization Tool
      Correctly determine the last row with data
    Workflow Quick Start Application
      Fix issues with icons and text input


    Pre-release of the Workflow Quick Start Application
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