How can i print a user input multiple times using ForEach activity

Last post 04-03-2017, 4:18 PM by cwsunderland. 1 replies.
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  • How can i print a user input multiple times using ForEach activity
    Posted: 04-03-2017, 3:26 PM

    I want to take an input from an user and print it multiple times. For ex: -User provides his name as input, i want it to be displayed 5 times. Where do i define this 5 on the properties of ForEach ?

  • Re: How can i print a user input multiple times using ForEach activity
    Posted: 04-03-2017, 4:18 PM

    The ForEach activity iterates through a list but you can use it to loop for a certain number by creating a list of N number of items.  If it's a static number for every execution (i.e. 5) then you can just do something like this in the values input of the ForEach activity:

    java:{return new Integer[] {1,2,3,4,5}}:java

    This of course can really be a list of anything, like five 0's or five empty strings as long as the size of the list is the number of loops you require.

    If this is a dynamic loop value, you can add a Script activity before the ForEach activity and do something like:

    List l = new ArrayList();
    for (int i=0;i<xpath:{/workflow/variables/loopsize};i++) {
    l.add(i);
    }
    return l;

    Then set the values input of the ForEach to the output of this Script.

    Let me know if you have any issues with this.

    Regards,

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