Custom Functions for Tasks

Custom Functions for Tasks

Automate your tasks workflow using Custom Functions. A custom function is a software code that can be used to automate a process. In Deluge, you can write your own function and call it from one or more Workflow rules. It is similar to Javascript's built-in functions such as DATE, CONCAT, REPLACE, and so on. Custom functions allow you to automate a notification, call a webhook, or perform logic immediately after a workflow rule is triggered.

Feature Availability: Latest Enterprise plan.

Benefits:

  1. Integrate with Zoho Apps or third party apps.
  2. Automate repetitive tasks.

Add a Custom Function

  1. Click  in the top navigation bar.
  2. Navigate to Marketplace and click Custom Functions under Developer Space.
  3. Select Tasks  from the dropdown box.
  4. Click Create Custom Function.
  5. Enter a Function Name and a Description.
  6. Select a Layout and set the Arguments.
  7. Type in your code in the Deluge script editor or drag and drop the parameters available in the left panel of the editor and customize them.
  8. Click Save.
  9. Click Save and Execute to execute the custom function immediately.
  10. Enter a task ID or search and fetch the task ID to execute the custom function.

If an error occurs while mapping or executing a Custom Function to a Blueprint or Workflow Rule, it can be viewed in the Failure Log. Click and select Failure Log.

Associate a Custom Function to a Workflow Rule

  1. Click   in the top navigation bar.
  2. Navigate to Task Automation and click Workflow Rules.
  3. Select a rule.
  4. Under Add Actions, click Associate Custom Function.
  5. You can associate an existing Custom Function or create a new one.
  6. Click Save Rule.

Associate a Custom Function to a Blueprint

  1. Click   in the top navigation bar.
  2. Navigate to Task Automation and click Blueprint.
  3. Select a Blueprint.
  4. Under After, click on Custom Function.
  5. Click Add to associate a custom function or to create a new one.
  6. Click the Publish button.

  1. You can add upto 25 custom functions per layout.
  2. When creating a custom function, a maximum of 25 parameters is allowed.
  3. The maximum number of custom function failure per day is 20. If a custom function's failure count is reached, it will be disabled automatically, and the user who created the custom function will be notified via email.
  4. In a portal, a maximum of 5000 custom functions can be executed per day by Workflow Rule/Blueprint.
We have few pre-defined functions that are ready to use.
  1. Click  in the top navigation bar.
  2. Navigate to Marketplace and click Custom Functions under Developer Space.
  3. Select Tasks  from the drop-down box.
  4. Click on the drop-down next to the Create Custom Function button.
  5. Click Gallery Function.
  6. Hover over any of the listed functions and click Create.

  7. Change the description and arguments if needed.
    The deluge code is prefilled. The TODO lets users know the edits to the code before it can be executed.

  8. Click Save or Save and Execute to run the custom function.

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