Data Flow Diagram
Data Flow Diagram

Create Data Flow Diagram

To create a Data Flow Diagram:
  1. 1.
    Select first an element where a new Data Flow Diagram to be contained as a child.
  2. 2.
    Select Model | Add Diagram | Data Flow Diagram in Menu Bar or select Add Diagram | Data Flow Diagram in Context Menu.

Data Flow Model

To create a Data Flow Model (model element only) by Menu:
  1. 1.
    Select an Element where a new Data Flow Model to be contained.
  2. 2.
    Select Model | Add | Data Flow Model in Menu Bar or Add | Data Flow Model in Context Menu.

External Entity

To create an External Entity:
  1. 1.
    Select External Entity in Toolbox.
  2. 2.
    Drag on the diagram as the size of External Entity.
You can use QuickEdit for External Entity by double-click or press Enter on a selected External Entity.
  • Name : Edit name.
  • Add Note : Add a linked note.
  • Add Outgoing Process : Add an outgoing data flow with a process.

Process

To create a Process:
  1. 1.
    Select Process in Toolbox.
  2. 2.
    Drag on the diagram as the size of Process.
You can use QuickEdit for Process by double-click or press Enter on a selected Process.
  • Name : Edit name.
  • Add Note : Add a linked note.
  • Add Incoming External Entity : Add an incoming data flow with an external entity.
  • Add Outgoing Process : Add an outgoing data flow with a process.
  • Add Outgoing Datastore : Add an outgoing data flow with a datastore.

Datastore

To create a Datastore:
  1. 1.
    Select Datastore in Toolbox.
  2. 2.
    Drag on the diagram as the size of Datastore.
You can use QuickEdit for Datastore by double-click or press Enter on a selected Datastore.
  • Name : Edit name.
  • Add Note : Add a linked note.
  • Add Incoming Process : Add an incoming data flow with a process.

Data Flow

To create a Data Flow:
  1. 1.
    Select Data Flow in Toolbox.
  2. 2.
    Drag from an element and drop on another element.
You can use QuickEdit by double-click or press Enter on a selected data flow.
  • Name : Edit name.
  • Add Note : Add a linked note.
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