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The Start/End step is an optional step that can be used to indicate where your workflows start and end. When the step is run, you can perform the following actions:

  • Click Pause to pause the step.
  • Click Proceed to complete the step.

If the step's User Prompt and Help parameters don't contain values, the step completes automatically.

Configure the step

Complete these steps to configure the Start/End step:

  1. Create or edit a workflow diagram to access the Step Library panel.
  2. Drag Start/End from the Step Library to a connection arrow of a step on the workflow canvas.

    The Step Details panel appears.

  3. Provide a name for the step in the Step Name text box.
  4. Optionally, provide a description for the step in the Step Description text box.
  5. Configure step options in the Options section as necessary.
    • Automatically Executes—Runs the step as soon as it becomes active.
    • Can Be Skipped—Allows the step to be finished without being run.
  6. In the Logic section, provide information about the task that needs to be performed in the User Prompt text box.
  7. Optionally, click the Help tab and provide help text for the step in the Help text box.
  8. Optionally, click the Style tab to change the shape and color of the step.

Return codes

When the step finishes running, it sends a return code to indicate the result of the step. The return code is evaluated, and the workflow follows all paths that match the step's return value. The following table lists the step's return code:

Return codeDescription


The step completed successfully.

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