Drawing ERD diagrams with Elements

Process mapping, ERD; diagram; flow lines

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Written by Tomasz Ramus
Updated over a week ago

Some Elements users prefer to map certain processes and analysis with ERD diagrams, this article will show how you draw ERD flow lines.

Article outline

  • Prerequisites

  • How to start drawing ERD flow lines

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  • Registered and verified Elements account

  • Edit rights to a process map

How to start drawing ERD flow lines

The relationships are built using flow-lines. To change the type of relationship you select a line, select "Override selected theme" in the right panel, click on "line form" and select the start or end point you want to change the line to.

An example of a simple ERD created in Elements describing the relationships around the "Commentable Item" Object:

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  • Process owner and author - a map owner or manager can change who the diagram owner and author is. By default, the map owner is set as the owner and author for each process diagram in the map

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