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The Diagram viewer lets you view and comment on model diagrams. You can choose to show the Properties panel, which displays the properties of the selected object and allows you to navigate to connected objects and diagrams.

To open a diagram, click its thumbnail in your Workspace (see The Workspace) or the Repository (see The Repository):

  • In the top toolbar:
    • [BPMN 2.0 diagrams and process maps] Click the Edit tool to begin editing the diagram (see Editing Diagrams).
    • Click the Show Comments tool to open the Comments panel and review or add comments (see Commenting on Diagrams). Select an object in the diagram to show only the comments attached to it, or click the diagram background to show all the comments.
    • At the border between the diagram and properties panels:
      • Click the Hide Diagram tool to hide the diagram and maximize the Properties panel. Click the Show Diagram tool to redisplay the diagram.
      • Click the Hide Properties tool to hide the Properties panel and maximize the Diagram panel. Click the Show Properties tool to redisplay the Properties panel.
    • Select Start of the navigation path Menu Next navigation step Print Diagram End of the navigation path to generate a printable image of the diagram.
    • Select Start of the navigation path Menu Next navigation step Share Link End of the navigation path to obtain a shareable link to the diagram or object.
    • Select Start of the navigation path Menu Next navigation step Export Diagram Image End of the navigation path to save the diagram to an SVG file.
    • Select Start of the navigation path Menu Next navigation step Generate PDF Report End of the navigation path or Generate Word Document - to generate a standard report from the diagram (see Sharing, Exporting, and Reporting on Diagrams).
    • [BPMN] Select Start of the navigation path Menu Next navigation step Export BPMN2 File End of the navigation path to export your diagram to a standard BPMN 2.0 or SAP BPM file.
  • In the diagram panel:
    • Click and drag to move around the diagram. Use your mouse wheel to zoom in and out.
    • Select an object or link to display its properties in the Properties panel at right (see Object Properties).