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Navigate Around Your Process Model

Navigate a Process model larger than your browser window.
Your user account or group membership must have the following permissions to navigate around the Process model unless your user account has the Make this user a Super Admin setting selected:
  • Processes: Edit Processes
  • Processes: View Processes
See the Process permissions or ask your Administrator for assistance.

Manual Navigation

Follow these steps to manually navigate around your Process model:
  1. 1.
    View your Processes. The Processes page displays.
  2. 2.
    Create a new Process or click the Open Modeler icon
    to edit the selected Process model. Process Modeler displays.
  3. 3.
    Press the space bar and then use your mouse to pan around the Process Modeler canvas.

Adjust the Viewing Size

If your Process model does not display in your browser window well such that you are navigating around your model with your cursor, adjust the zoom perspective of your model:
  • Increase the viewing percentage to view fewer elements and controls.
  • Decrease the viewing percentage to see an overview of the entire model.
Follow these steps to adjust the viewing size of your Process model:
  1. 1.
    View your Processes. The Processes page displays.
  2. 2.
    Create a new Process or click the Open Modeler icon
    to edit the selected Process model. Process Modeler displays.
  3. 3.
    Adjust the viewing percentage of the Process Modeler canvas following these guidelines:
    • Zoom out from the Process Modeler canvas:
      • Press the keyboard key combination Control+- (Command+- for Apple keyboards).
      • Click the Zoom Out
        button.
    • Zoom in to the Process Modeler canvas:
      • Press the keyboard key combination Control++ (Command++ for Apple keyboards).
      • Click the Zoom In
        button.
    • Click the Reset button to reset the Process Modeler canvas viewing percentage to 100%.
  4. 4.
    Manually navigate around your Process model as necessary.

Maximize the Process Modeler Canvas View

Maximize the Process Modeler canvas view:
  • Minimize the Elements and Controls palette to the left side of the canvas. Doing so only displays the BPMN element and control icons (shown below).
  • Hide the Settings palette to the right side of the canvas.
The Elements and Controls palette minimized
Following these steps to maximize the Process Modeler canvas view:
  1. 1.
    View your Processes. The Processes page displays.
  2. 2.
    Create a new Process or click the Open Modeler icon
    to edit the selected Process model. Process Modeler displays.
  3. 3.
    Click the Hide Menus button
    . The Process Modeler canvas maximizes.
Click the Show Menus button
to show Process Modeler's default canvas view.

Quick Navigation

Instead of manually navigating your Process model, quickly view a specific location in your Process model. Doing so saves time and effort from manual navigation.
Follow these steps to quickly navigate your Process model:
  1. 1.
    View your Processes. The Processes page displays.
  2. 2.
    Create a new Process or click the Open Modeler icon
    to edit the selected Process model. Process Modeler displays.
  3. 3.
    Click the Show Mini-Map button
    . An overview of your entire Process model displays.
  4. 4.
    Click the location in your Process model that you want to view. The selected location displays.
Click the Hide Mini-Map button
to hide the overview of your Process model.
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