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Performing additional Business Process Modeler operations : Exporting the process template
 

Exporting the process template

You can export the process template in the following formats:
*Web Page (HTML)
*SVG image
*JPEG image
*XPDL file
*Microsoft Project file
*Process Summary in PDF or MS Excel format
You can even export large process template diagrams as a single file.
To save the process template’s file and export it in a supported format:
1. Open the process template, which you want to export.
2. From the Modeler palette (see Business Process Modeler palette), click the Export () icon.
The Tasks pane displays the Export Tasks panel, which includes the following links.
Table 19. Links
Links
Description
Save as a single JPEG image
To export the process as a JPEG image.
Generate a Web page
To export the process as an HTML page.
Save as an SVG image
To export the process as a Scalable Vector Graphics image.
Generate XPDL
To export the process as an XPDL file. You can use the exported XPDL file as template for creating a new process. For more information, see Importing XPDL files.
Generate Microsoft Project file
To export the process as a MS Project file (*.mpx). You can use the exported MPX file as template for creating a new BPM process project or Web application. For more information, see Creating a BPM process and Creating a Web application.
Note: The process, which uses an exported MPX file, does not support these process template elements: And, Or-Join, Exclusive Or-Join, Timeout and Compensation flow connectors, Swim lanes, phases, managed adapters, and External Activity (and External Adapter).
Save as Process Summary
To generate a process summary of the current process in PDF and MS Excel formats. For more information, see Generating a process summary.
3. Click the appropriate link to open the Export dialog box. If your process template file size is very large, then use the HTML or SVG format.
4. Navigate to the folder location to which you want to export the file.
5. Click Save to export the file in the selected format.
6. To close the Export Tasks panel, click the Exit export link.
Note: You can use the Export page of the Preferences dialog box to change the default width and height of the JPG image. For more information, see Setting Business Process Modeler preferences.
* Generating a process summary