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Status Future consideration
Workspace Blueworks Live
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 17, 2019

Include Processes Linked by Message Event When Generating Documentation

Generating documentation (PDFs, Word, etc.) provides option to "Include linked processes (## processes)", but does not include processes linked by Message Events (Intermediate, Start nor Stop). When processes are related to parent - whether directly or indirectly - there should be an option to include them in documentation extracts.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 132177
RFE URL
RFE Product Blueworks Live
  • Guest
    Mar 10, 2020

    Thanks for your request! Our longer term roadmap includes more help understanding process dependencies. And, in particular, the visualization of message flows via a sort of collaboration diagram. You would be able to print that diagram and could optionally include the process diagrams of the related processes, if needed. At this point, we don't have any time frame for this new feature but when we do we'll update this RFE.