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User Guide
Creating an Assignment

Use the Assignments interface to create an assignment for content that needs to be developed and assign users to write, review, or verify the content.
You’re in the Assignments interface and want to create an assignment.

Note:You can access the Assignments interface through the Dashboard interface or Resource Viewer.
  1. Click New.

    Expected Result
    The Create Assignment window displays and you’re selected for the Verify role. By default the Send email notification option is checked.

  2. Complete the following fields:

    1. Enter a summary.
    2. Enter a due date.
    3. (Optional) In the Context Map drop-down 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.
    4. Click Add Topics, select topics to add to the assignment and click Select.
    5. [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.
    6. Select a workflow.
    7. For each step, select users or groups you want to complete the step.

      Step Information

      If you select a group or more than one user, all members will be notified when their step becomes active, and one member will have to claim the step to complete it.

  3. 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.