When you create a new activity in the Modeling perspective, by default, it creates a User task. You can create the following types of activities in the Modeling perspective:
You can perform the following operations on activities:
You can add activities using four different ways:
Figure: Create Activity Icon
Figure: Create Activity - Flyout Menu
By default, the Manual task is created.
For more information on activity connection, please refer to the section Rules for Connecting Elements.
To rename activities, perform the following steps:
Rename can be performed in the property panel of the element and by double-clicking element in the Process Diagram canvas.
To delete activities, perform the following steps:
Figure: Delete Activity - Flyout Menu
To view the tooltip text of application activity, hover the mouse over the icon of application activity added in the process diagram canvas. If the description is added, then it is displayed in the tooltip.
Figure: Application Activity - Tooltip
Also, if you click the application activity icon, the application view of that application is displayed.
Similarly, you can view the name and description of the subprocess in tooltip, if provided.
Figure: Subprocess - Tooltip
If you click the subprocess activity icon, the process diagram canvas of referenced process is displayed.
The activity flyout menu is displayed when you hover the mouse in the proximity of the activity.
Figure: Activity - Flyout Menu
Following menu options are available in the activity flyout menu.
|Menu Icon||Menu Option||Description|
|Delete||Deletes the activity.|
|Connect||Starts a sequence flow or data flow with the activity as the first anchor point. Click the icon and connect it to another element.|
|New Activity||Adds a new Manual task connected from the existing activity. Click the new activity icon and drop it on the swim lane.|
|New Gateway||Adds a new gateway connection to the activity. Click the new gateway connection and drop it between the activities.|
|New End Event||Adds a new end event to the activity. Click the new end event icon and drop it on the swim lane.|
|New Intermediate Event||Adds a new intermediate event. Click the new intermediate event icon and drop it on the activity or between the activities.|
To add comments for activities, perform the following steps:
Figure: Activity - Comment Icon
Figure: Activity - Add Comment