Default Format

Tokens are expressed as a prefix (a short name for the entity) followed by a token name. The prefix and token name are separated by a period and enclosed in square brackets with no spaces:


For example:

The token for the package number is expressed as:


The token for a request's workflow name is expressed as:


Certain tokens also support a sub-format. This sub-format is required for certain entities to evaluate to the correct context. For example, WF tokens resolve to information related to the workflow, whereas WF.WFS tokens resolve to workflow step information. Token sub-formats are included in the prefix, appended to the parent prefix, and separated by a period:


Tokens are evaluated according to the current context of PPM, which is derived based on information known at the time of evaluation. For more information, see .