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Sequence Activity Designer

The Sequence activity contains an ordered collection of child activities that it executes in order.

Another way to execute a set of activities in order is to use a Flowchart activity. Consider using the Flowchart when you have a simple branching or looping program flow that you want to model diagrammatically.

Using the Sequence Activity Designer

To add a Sequence activity, drag the Sequence activity designer from the Toolbox and drop it on to the Windows Workflow Designer surface. To add a child activity to this Sequence activity, drag some other activity from the Toolbox and drop it on the triangle in the box with the hint text “Drop activity here”.

Sequence Activity Properties in the Workflow Designer

The following table shows the Sequence properties and describes how they are used in the designer. These properties can be edited in property grid or on the designer surface.

Property Name Required Usage
DisplayName False Specifies the friendly name of the Sequence activity designer in the header. The default value is Sequence. The value can be edited in the property grid or directly on the header of the activity designer.

Although the DisplayName is not strictly required, it is a best practice to use one.

See Also

Flowchart Control Flow