If you have Submit or higher permission on a repository folder,
you can create a new diagram in the repository.
- Navigate to the repository location where you want to create the diagram, click the
Diagrams facet, and then click the +
tile (or click the menu button and select Create
You must have at least Submit
permission (see Granting Access Permissions on Repository Items
) for the location where
you want to create the diagram to have these options available. If they are
not visible to you, contact your administrator.
- Enter a name for the diagram, and select the type of diagram to create:
- BPMN 2.0 Descriptive - Commonly used by process
owners, BPMN 2.0
Descriptive is aimed at business users and contains a subset of the BPMN 2.0
objects suitable for business process design and
analysis. See BPMN 2.0 Descriptive.
- BPMN 2.0 Executable - Commonly used by process
implementers, BPMN 2.0
Executable includes all the standard BPMN 2.0 objects, and is aimed at
technical modelers and those who are reverse-engineering from SAP BPM or
Eclipse BPMN2 Modeler. See
BPMN 2.0 Executable.
- Process Map - A process map provides a
graphical view of your business architecture, and helps you identify
your business functions and high-level processes, independent of the
people and business units who fulfill them. See Process Maps.
- Click Create to create your diagram and open it in the Diagram
Editor. Use the tools in the bottom toolbar to draw your diagram (see Editing Diagrams).
- Click Save at any time to save the current state of your diagram.
After saving you can navigate away from or close the window. Your draft diagram
will not be available to other users, but is accessible to you in the
My Draft Diagrams section of your workspace (see
- [optional] Invite other users to comment on your diagram before publication
(see Commenting on Diagrams).
- [optional] To verify that the diagram conforms with the appropriate modeling
rules, click the Verify button at the bottom right of the
window (see Verifying Diagrams).
- When your diagram is complete, click the Publish tool to publish
your diagram or to submit it for review before publication (see Publishing Diagrams).