Review Task Central - Bulk Reopen

Use the Task Central Bulk Reopen page to reopen a review step for one or more reviewees at the same time and provide a reason for reopening the step.

Note: Only one step can be opened at a time. Comments about why someone is reopening are visible in Review Task Central.

Bulk reopen supports up to 1,000 users per bulk reopen action.

Note: To use this functionality, Review Task Central must be activated. See Activating Review Task Central .

Enabling Bulk Reopen

To enable bulk reopen:

  2. Select the Review Workflow tab for the appropriate review.
  3. In the Review Step section, check Allow the Reopener (Manager, Indirect Manager, and any Custom Relationships to reopen steps to allow bulk actions to appear in Review Task Central.

Submitting Bulk Reopen

To bulk reopen steps:

  1. In the Reviewer view, from the Review Actions menu, select the bulk action icon. The Bulk Actions page opens to display all bulk actions available to the reviewer.
  2. Select the Reopen tab.
  3. Select a step or search for a step and select it.
  4. Click the check-boxes for one or more users.
  5. Click the REOPEN STEPS button. A Reopen Step window opens.
  6. In the Comment for Reviewer box, enter the reason for reopening this step.
  7. Click the REOPEN STEP button. The reopen information is displayed in the reopen table, including the comment.

Once processing is done, a success message, a partial success message, or a failed message appears.

  • If successful, the step is reopened and the comment is displayed on Task Central to the appropriate assignees.
  • If the bulk reopen was not successful, you are returned to the bulk submit page to correct any errors and try again.

Note: During bulk action processing, the reviewer cannot navigate away from the Bulk Actions page.

Note: Bulk reopen is enabled per step and cannot be enabled or disabled once a task is started.