Process element

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Process Element

The process element is used to visualize an activity which receives an input and generates an output.

It acts as receiver as well as sender of information.

Processes utilize the general properties. In addition you may specify the senders diagram color.

The following Properties may be edited:

Element Type

You may change the element type.


Id number, which is allocated by the system


The name of the element. This name is displayed as text underneath the element.


A short information about the element


Specify the color of the process in the diagram


Toggle this button to show an assigned subdiagram within the boundaries of the process element.


Use this to link another diagram to this process. You may then navigate through the toolbar of this element to this diagram.