Today’s top tips¶
- Today’s top tip is displayed every day when you first open the
Each day, a new tip is displayed.
You can also re-open the current hint of the day via the Explorer’s help menu:
Re-open the tip via the help menu.
You can (de-)activate the automatic display of tips under your profile settings:
You can (de-)activate the automatic display of hints in your profile settings.
Overview of all tips¶
This section provides an overview over all tips.
Create free space (Ctrl + M)¶
Add or remove additional horizontal or vertical space between diagram elements
Read more at Creating more space - shortening and stretching diagrams.
Signavio supports the popular notations BPMN, DMN and ArchiMate, as well as other diagram formats.
Read more at Creating a new diagram.
Signavio supports all popular interchange formats, i.e. BPMN 2.0.
Read more at Exporting and importing diagrams.
Create comprehensive and insightful reports based on your process diagrams.
Read more at Reporting.
Publish your processes in the Collaboration Portal and share them with your colleagues.
Read more at The Collaboration Portal.
Modeling convention and syntax check¶
Check if your diagrams comply with official standards or modeling conventions.
Read more at Checking diagram syntax.
No worries if you make a mistake: Use undo/redo (Ctrl + Z and Ctrl + Y).
Read more at Undo / Redo.
Style diagram elements¶
Adjust the size, color or font style of diagram elements - according to your corporate design.
Read more at Formatting labels.
Copy & paste¶
You can easily copy (Ctrl + C) content from one diagram and paste it into another one(Ctrl + V).
Read more at Copying elements.
Do you have questions?¶
Click the mail button in the Editor - our support specialists are always happy to help.
Read more at Support.
You can find all information you need in our comprehensive user guide.
Switch between editing tools¶
Use QuickModel, e.g. for systematically filling out attributes and manage changes using the revision comparison.
Read more at QuickModel.
Drag & drop from the dictionary¶
You can easily re-use dictionary objects through dragging and dropping them from the pane below the shape repository.
Read more at Tutorial: Dictionary best practice.
Preview diagrams in the Explorer¶
Select a diagram in the Explorer and hit the spacebar.
Read more at Further functions.
Stay up to date with changes in diagrams¶
Use the Activity Feed’s version history to learn what has been changed in a diagram.
Read more at Further functions.
Customize Collaboration Hub¶
Configure Collaboration Hub to optimally support your organization’s requirements.
Read more at Configuring Collaboration Hub.
If you use embedding instead of downloading a static picture, the diagram is always up-to-date across systems, like in your project management system.
Read more at Embedding diagrams in external systems.
Business-user friendly modeling¶
Use QuickModel’s spreadsheet-like interface to quickly create simple diagrams or to specify element attributes.
Read more at Tutorial: Modeling for beginners with QuickModel.
Create entry point diagrams to your process landscape¶
Use value chain diagrams to set up a high-level overview of your process.
Read more at Creating & editing Value Chains.
Enterprise architecture modeling¶
Use ArchiMate to integrate your process landscape with your enterprise architecture.
Read more at ArchiMate.
Read our Applied BPM & BDM Blog¶
On our Applied BPM & BDM Blog, our experts explain common use cases and challenges of Business Process and Business Decision Management with the help of practical examples.