User Actions (JSF UI Only)

Updated: April 3, 2024

JSF UI Deprecation
This requires to have the JSF UI addon installed on your server that is deprecated since Nuxeo Platform LTS 2019.
Please refer to the Web UI documentation.


User actions are meant to execute a predefined action or list of actions (namely an operation chain) when clicking on a link or button. You can read more about them in the developers section.

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Creating a User Action

Create User Action form
Create User Action form

  • Feature ID: the unique id of the user action.
  • Label: the name that will be displayed on screen.
  • Category: defines where the action will be placed on screen. Note that certain categories only appear in specific screens; for instance the "Document creation form" category will only be visible on document creation.

Editing a User Action

Action Definition

User Action Definition
User Action Definition

  • Order: set a higher value to move the action further to the right. Default actions order starts at 10.
  • Immediate: checking this box will cause the action to be executed without prior validation. It is usually preferable to leave it unchecked.

Action Activation

Action Enablement
Action Enablement

See the Filtering Options Reference Page.

Action Execution

  • Select an existing operation: the selected automation chain will be executed when the user clicks on the action defined in the User Action definition section. The "Edit" button can be used in order to edit an existing automation chain, and the "Create" button to create a new automation chain that will be associated to this user action.
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