I am looking to be able to add render hints to my task variables such that I can auto generate forms on the client side based on this metadata.
My first thought was to give them a 'default' value, read the formatting hints and then let the values be overwritten as the form was processed, but since that does not appear easy or viable except through programmatic means, i.e. adding a handler to every single task, I abandoned that.
What I would like to do instead is use the 'mapped name' of my task variables to store render hints, but I haven't been able to find anything in the API that allows me to associate a mapped name with the original name, or visa versa.
Let me know if I am missing something basic.
there is no api for this. So eithe build custom hibernate queries, or put extra tags in the processdefinition, turn of process validation on the serverside and read the process definition from the processarchive and parse it yourself