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RuntimeServiceGetViewList Method

Gets the list of views of the current user.

Namespace:  Advantys.Workflow.Web.Services.Processes.Runtime
Assembly:  Advantys.Workflow.Web.Services.Processes.Runtime (in Advantys.Workflow.Web.Services.Processes.Runtime.dll) Version: (
public XmlNode GetViewList()

Return Value

Type: XmlNode
List of views of the current user.

Format: By default returns RSS 2.0

Sorted: The list is sorted by view's description in ascending order.


Optional Parameters.
These parameters can be used in the query string or as parameters of the SOAP headers (see examples for more information).

showPortal (boolean)Allows filtering on views available on the user's portal.
template (string)Name of the response template.
size (int)Number of items per page.
page (int)Specifies the page number. The first page is returned if there is no page number specified.
utc (bool)Displays dateTime values in UTC format.

Common Macros

<WF_LIST_TITLE>Replaced with the title.
<WF_LIST_DESC>Replaced with the description.
<WF_SYSTEM_DATE>,<WF_SYSTEM_TIME>,<WF_SYSTEM_DATETIME>Replaced with the date, time and datetime.
<WF_USER_LANGUAGE>Replaced with the language.
<WF_USER_TIME_ZONE_ID>Replaced with the user's time zone ID.
<WF_USER_TIME_ZONE_NAME>Replaced with the user's time zone name.
<WF_VIEW_LIST_LINK>Link to the Web UI portal of WorkflowGen.
<WF_VIEW_ITEM>Replaced with the specific sub-macros listed below.

Specific Sub-Macros in <WF_VIEW_ITEM></WF_VIEW_ITEM>


Try out these URLs directly in your browser or RSS Reader.
- Return the list with RSS 2.0 format (default format when no template is specified):
http://yourserver:port/wfgen/ws/ProcessesRuntime.asmx/GetViewList<br />
- Return the list with ATOM format:
http://yourserver:port/wfgen/ws/ProcessesRuntime.asmx/GetViewList?template=ProcessesRuntime.ViewListAtom.txt<br />
- Return the list with a customized XML format:

This HTTP GET sample returns the list of views.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;

namespace ConsoleApplication1
  class Program
    static void Main(string[] args)
        // Variables
        System.Net.HttpWebRequest httpWebReq = null;    // Http web request object
        System.Net.HttpWebResponse httpWebResp = null;  // Http web response object
        System.IO.StreamReader myReader = null;         // To read response stream
        string url = string.Empty;                      // URL of the web method of the API
        string response = null;                         // string used to display response

        // Call the Web Service API method (replace yourserver and port with your hostname)
        url = "http://yourserver:port/wfgen/ws/ProcessesRuntime.asmx/GetViewList";

        // Prepare the request
        httpWebReq = (System.Net.HttpWebRequest)System.Net.WebRequest.Create(url);
        httpWebReq.Method = "GET";
        httpWebReq.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
        httpWebReq.ContentType = "text/xml; charset=utf-8";

        // Gets the stream associated with the response
        httpWebResp = (System.Net.HttpWebResponse)httpWebReq.GetResponse();
        myReader = new System.IO.StreamReader(httpWebResp.GetResponseStream());
        response = myReader.ReadToEnd();

        // Display the XML in the console

This SOAP example returns with XML template, the first view.
A web reference at has been added in the project.
using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Collections;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using System.Net;
using System.Xml;
using System.Xml.Xsl;
using com.mycompany.www;
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public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected RuntimeService myRuntimeService = null;
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    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        XmlNode resultNode = null;
        ViewListHeader myViewListHeader = null;
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        // Settings and parameters
        myViewListHeader = new ViewListHeader();
        myViewListHeader.Template = "ProcessesRuntime.ViewListRss.txt";
        myViewListHeader.Size = 1;
        myViewListHeader.Page = 1;

        // Set NetworkCredentials with the credentials of the current connected user
        myRuntimeService = new RuntimeService();
        myRuntimeService.ViewListHeaderValue = myViewListHeader;
        myRuntimeService.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;
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        // Call the Web Service API method
        resultNode = myRuntimeService.GetViewList();
        TextBox1.Text = resultNode.SelectNodes("channel/item").Count.ToString();
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