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Process Mapping : Getting Started - Introduction to drawing diagrams

Process Mapping; How to map; Drawing diagrams; How to draw diagrams? Process application? Edit diagrams?; Edit mode; virtual workshops
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Creating maps

A map is a hierarchy of process diagrams
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Diagram Scope and Intent

Before you map processes - be clear about what you are mapping and why
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Invite users to access a process map and set their access rights

Share diagram; Invite to map; Process diagram access; Grant access; Invite user; How to make someone an editor?
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Share diagram

Share diagrams with users; send screenshots of diagrams; Where is the share button? Where is my share button?
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Manage edit rights on Maps and individual diagrams (PRO)

How to set which editors can edit which maps and which diagrams in the map?
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Request edit rights

Ask for edit rights on a diagram or a map
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Process owner and author

Change who has process ownership and who is the main author for a diagram
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Adding and managing resources

Resource library and resource utilization in processes
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RASCI

How to do RACI / RASCI charting using Elements
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Alignment, sizing and renumbering

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Smart renumbering / automatic renumbering (PRO)

How to renumber / change number of activity boxes
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Copy & paste and export drilldowns

Copy & paste objects and make drilldown diagram a new map
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Sticky notes

How to add notes to the diagram
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Drawing ERDs (Entity Relationship Diagrams) - Data Model

Creating diagrams for Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD) or data modelling
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How to connect different processes to each other

Off-page connectors; connectors; cross-map connectors; process link
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Colors, styles, format

Change color and style of all objects and text
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Themes (PRO): change the display settings for the diagrams

Theme; Display; Change colors; Change icons; Process interface; Process display;
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Images (PRO)

Adding images, pictures, and photos to diagrams , as attachments, as image fill in activity boxes or embedding them inside rich text notes.
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Send to child

How to send activities to drill down to simplify your process
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See map structure using map tree

Navigate around the map hierarchy using the map tree structure
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Exporting maps (PRO)

JSON ; Visio; Map export;
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Import map as a drilldown diagram

Build a map from a set of other maps. Import any map to be a child diagram on an activity step
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Deleting maps (soft-delete)

How to delete a map (and be able to restore it)
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Copy map

Clone maps in a Space or between Spaces
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Printing maps and diagrams

Printing, PDF, and embedding diagrams
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Swimlanes and text boxes: how to group processes

Swimlanes; Colour boxes; Color boxes; Visual analysis; Activity grouping; Process flows; Decision box grouping;
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Digital rights management for maps

How to manage users' ability to copy maps
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Embedding content from another app into a diagram

How to embed documentation or convert diagrams from other tools
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TIBCO Nimbus import

How can I import my diagrams from Tibco Nimbus to Elements.cloud?
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