When using role resolution, is it possible to send data out of the role's function module to the role container,...
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and then to the workflow container? The function module determines the agent and moves these values to the ACTOR_TAB table. I would like to preserve the 'ACTOR' values to be used later in the workflow. Can this be done? Doesn't seem like I can set the role container elements to EXPORT to the workflow container.
You are correct. There is no way to return a parameter back from the container of a role.
What I would suggest is to create a custom method which you can call before the task with the role resolution. That custom method could execute the role resolution and return the contents of actor_tab back into your Workflow container. Just be careful that there is no way that the method returns a different set of values then the role resolution.
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