Extracting Pages

The functionality to extract pages from a document added to a process instance and pass those pages to a new process that will be started.

For details on extracting pages, refer to section Extract Pages Dialog of chapter Viewing TIFF Documents in the End User Handbook.

Common Use Case

Consider a scenario of an organization that often receives work via fax or regular mail containing multiple requests for a single client. These documents enter Stardust as single multi-page TIFF documents and are attached to a single process instance.

The extracting pages functionality allows operators in the Stardust Process Platform to extract pages from these TIFF files and start a process instance for each separate request. Additionally, these process instances provide a linkage so that business units can track the separate requests as a single entity.

The workflow would be as follows:

Version Behavior of New Documents

Extracting pages creates a new document version for the target document. A version comment is automatically applied to the target document as follows:

In case Delete Pages is marked in the Extract Pages dialog for these pages, a new version of the source document is created and a version comment is automatically applied to the source document as follows: