what is the difference between a loop and a repeat?
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Answer / pradeep
Loop and Repeat both are used to execute child steps.
Repeat : Repeat is a conditional based flow step. The execution of child steps will be depends on "REPEAT ON" value( SUCESS / FAILURE in property panel).
Loop : You should perform a loop operation on array of items(String list/Document list/Object list). Loop operation process each and every array element in the array. you have to give the input array value.
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Answer / ravi giduthuri
Loop & Repeat both are used to execute child steps more
than one time. But here Loop iterates on array List and
Repeat iterates on Count.
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Answer / amar desai
Along with above answer, ideally loop will exit by default
after completing all iterations corresponding to no.of
documents in document list.
repeat will exit onfaiulre/sucess condition
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Answer / nagababu
there is anther difference is
loop flow step properties are in property panel :
1.comment:- this is optional
2.scope:- this is optional
3.timeout:- this is optional
4.label:- this is optional
5.input array:- this is required. we should pass a variable
that variable type is arry(String list/document list/ object list). loop iterates value of array items.
6.output array:- this is optional.
Repeat flow step properties are in property panel :
1. comment:- this is optional.
2. scope:- this is optional.
3. timeout:- this is optional.
4. label:- this is optional.
5. count:- required. specified how many times executes child steps.
6. repeat interval:- this is optional.
7.repeat on :- required. based on the execution of child steps this property.(success/failure).
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Answer / vijayakumar
For Loop we need to give the input as document. for repeat
we need to give the input as number.
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