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How can I access the IFlowTable (or equivalent) for a workspace in server-side plugin


Dax Haslam (2025) | asked Mar 12 '13, 12:29 p.m.
 I am attempting to set a scoped flow target (only flow specific components within a Stream) for a workspace via a on "Deliver (server)" follow-up action.  Consequently I need to use Server-side code.  

I've seen code examples on how do this via client-side code (using workspaceConnection.getFlowTable()) but I can't figure out how to get a handle on the FlowTable using server-side APIs.  (All examples use IWorkSpaceConnection which I believe is client-side only).

Anyone know how to get a handle on the workspace flow table via server-side apis?

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John Camelon (1.7k14) | answered Mar 13 '13, 9:45 p.m.
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 IFlowTable is the client API abstraction which wraps the IFlowEntry helper, which is part of the IWorkspace object.   
The service method that can be used is IScmService#setWorkspaceFlows().  This is not API, but then again, many of the server side interfaces are not API, but stable.   
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Dax Haslam commented Mar 14 '13, 1:46 p.m.
Thanks John - I've been playing with this method and can get high level flow but can't seem to scope to only a single component. 

Here's one of the permutations that seems to make the most sense to me that I've tried:
scmService.setWorkspaceFlows(sourceWorkspaceHandle, af, df, currentFlow, componentList, componentFlowList, null, null)

af - FLOW_IN from Stream
df - FLOW_OUT to Stream
currentFlow - CurrentFlow consisting of af and df
componentList - array of desired componentHandles to be scoped
componentFlowList - list of CurrentFlows with the same af,df as defined above.

When I go edit the flow target it shows that all components are selected...

What am I not understanding for these parameters?

Dax Haslam commented Mar 21 '13, 3:24 p.m.

The key to finally getting the flow to be scoped to individual component(s) was to call af.addComponent(componentHandle) on af (and df depending on what you wanted).  In addition I had to call af.setDescription("Scoped") and df.setDescription("Scoped") before it would show up correctly in the eclipse client.

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