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K2 Designer and Simple Client Event

What I feel like is a dumb question here - how can I assign a K2 client event using the K2 Designer interface in K2 Smartforms?  In this case I don't want a SmartForm for this client event.  The user should just get an email and use a smartaction to finish it.


Do I have to assign a form/state to the task even though the user will not need one?  It could be potentially confusing for the users I guess.


This type of event is prevalent in K2 studio and (I believe) K2D4SP but I have not checked specifically.

SmartObject Refresh in K2D4SP... new pro...


I have a smartobject that we changed the schema on. So I

1) Exported sodx file from Service Tester

2) Opened in K2 Studio

3) Added the properties

4) Deployed back to the K2 server.


Then in SharePoint, under "K2 Designer for SharePoint Management", configured SmartObject Access.


We had already added the smartobject and it was used in some processes. So I edited the smartobject and checked the boxes for the additional properties to be visible.


Now, when I open the process that's using the smartobject, the new properties are not listed. But if I drag out a new step, they are there.


How do I refresh the existing steps to see the new properties?


Reset a date field?

I have a process data field of type date.  The initial value is "empty" (see attached).  During my process the value of this field changes, but at some point I may need to clear its value (i.e. set it back to empty).  How can I accomplish this?


I tried setting the value to  "01/01/0001", but this still shows as a valid date in our reporting.  I need it to be empty/null.

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