Data Flow Diagram

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Create Data Flow Diagram

To create a Data Flow Diagram:

  1. Select first an element where a new Data Flow Diagram to be contained as a child.

  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. Select an Element where a new Data Flow Model to be contained.

  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. Select External Entity in Toolbox.

  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. Select Process in Toolbox.

  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. Select Datastore in Toolbox.

  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. Select Data Flow in Toolbox.

  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.