The Properties Area

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In the Properties Area the characteristics of the active element are shown and can be modified. The example shows the properties of a task.

The Properties Area is divided into three sections:

Property set selector

From the Property set selector, you may choose between:

The separation of the properties became necessary due to the huge number of properties, which can be assigned and modified.

Property grid

Properties consist out of a name and a value. In the property grid the name is shown on the left, the value on the right. The value can be from the following types:

The properties are divided into categories to group similar information together. They can be expanded and collapsed.


In the description you may describe the element in detail. The predefined content is a template and can be completely overwritten.

The description will usually be shown if you generate your process documentation.