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User Guide
Creating an Assignment with Individual Topics

Create an assignment containing individual topics.
  1. Open the Assignments interface.

    Step Information
    Note:You can access the Assignments interface through the Dashboard interface or Resource Viewer .
  2. In the Assignments interface, click New .

    Expected Result
    The Create Assignment window displays. By default the Send email notification option is checked.
  3. In the Create Assignment window, complete the following fields:

    1. In the Summary field, enter a summary. Summary field
    2. In the Due Date field, set a due date. Due Date field
    3. (Optional) To avoid sending an email notification to the assignees about the assignment, uncheck Send email notification .

      Step Information
      Note:By default this option is checked so the responsible assignees are notified about the assignment. We recommend that you leave this setting checked.
    4. Select a workflow. For more information, see Assignment Workflows.
    5. For each workflow step, select the user you want to complete the step.

      Expected Result
      Users are assigned to each workflow step.
    Step Information
    Note:By default, if you select more than one user, all users will be notified when their step becomes active, and one user will have to claim the step to complete it.
  4. Select the files you want to include in the assignment.

    1. Select Select individual files from the Resources field. Select individual files
    2. Click Add Topics .

      Expected Result
      The Select File window displays.
    3. In the Select File window, select the files you want to include in the assignment by checking the box next to each file, then click Select .

      Expected Result
      The selected files display in the Create Assignment window.
    4. (Optional) In the Context Map menu, click Select a context map and select a map to add to the assignment.

      Step Information
      The keys and key definitions defined in the selected context map are applied when viewing topics.
  5. Click Create

An assignment with the selected options is created. An inbox notification and email are sent to the user responsible for the first step.