|author||Vrishali Doke||2012-08-21 06:16:43 (EDT)|
|committer||Stephan Born||2012-08-21 06:16:43 (EDT)|
CRNT-25041 - Updated swim lanes
git-svn-id: http://emeafrazerg/svn/ipp/product/trunk/stardust/documentation@58567 8100b5e0-4d52-466c-ae9c-bdeccbdeaf6b
1 files changed, 21 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/org.eclipse.stardust.docs.analyst/html/handbooks/modelling_analyst/mg-pools-lanes.htm b/org.eclipse.stardust.docs.analyst/html/handbooks/modelling_analyst/mg-pools-lanes.htm
index 3b683b7..122dcc6 100644
@@ -44,12 +44,14 @@ The swim lanes are enabled by default for new process and contain a Default Pool
<h2 id="pool">Default Pool</h2>
<p>By default, the Default Pool is provided for modeling. It cannot be deleted or renamed.
-The Default Pool contains a Default Lane. All lanes for a process should exist within the Default Pool.
+ It is not possible to create other pools in a process diagram.
+The Default Pool contains a Default Lane. It must at least include one lane.
+All lanes for a process should exist within the Default Pool.
You cannot add symbol directly to the Default Pool. If a symbol is dropped on the Default Pool,
the error message is displayed.
<h2 id="lane">Default Lane</h2>
-<p>By default, the Default Lane is provided inside the Default Pool. You can create process models only
+<p>By default, the Default Lane is provided inside the Default Pool. You can drop symbols only
<h3 id="create">Creating Lanes</h3>
@@ -70,16 +72,16 @@ pixels inside the four edges of the lane.
<strong>Figure:</strong> Lane Flyout Menu - Delete Lane</p>
<p>If you want to delete the lane, hover the mouse over the lane and click the <strong>Delete Lane</strong> icon in the
lane flyout menu. The delete confirmation dialog is displayed. Click Yes to delete the lane and all symbols in it. Deleting the
-lane also deletes the in and out mappings to it.</p>
+lane also deletes symbols and in and out mappings across it.</p>
<p class="image"><img src="images/del-lane-confirm.png"
alt="Delete Lane Confirmation Dialog" /> <br>
-<p>Note that you can delete the Default Lane but when you delete the Default Lane, Lane 1 is created automatically and it works as
-the default lane.
-If only Lane 1 exist in the process and you try to delete the Lane 1, it does not get deleted.
-To delete the Lane 1, you need to create Lane 2. Then only you can delete the Lane 1.
-Suppose you have created Lane 2 and then deleted Lane 1. In this case,
-Lane 2 becomes the default lane. If you try to delete the Lane 2, it gets deleted and Lane 1 gets created automatically.
- So the rule is, at least one lane should exist in the process model.</p>
+<p>Note that when you delete any lane or default lane, when no other lane exists, Lane 1 gets created, automatically. So the rule is,
+at least one lane should exist in the process model.
+When you delete any lane, all symbols in the lane are deleted but the according elements still exist in the model.</p>
+<p>Consider a scenario, where Default Lane, Lane 2 and Lane 3 exist in the model. Delete Default Lane and Lane 2 from the model.
+Now, only Lane 3 exist in the model. Delete Lane 3, too. Note that Lane 1 is created automatically.</p>
<h3 id="col">Collapsing and Expanding Lanes</h3>
<p>Click the collapse lane icon displayed in the upper-right corner of the lane header to collapse the lane.
@@ -100,8 +102,15 @@ Similarly, use the Show Property Panel <img src="images/show.png"> icon to view
<p>Following are the lane properties:</p>
<li>Name - Name of the lane.</li>
- <li>Description - </li>
- <li>Participant - </li>
+ <li>Description - Specify the description.</li>
+ <li>Participant - By default, None option is displayed. All the participants defined in the
+ loaded model are listed in this drop-down list.
+ To assign a lane participant, select any participant from the Participant drop-down list.
+ The selected participant name is reflected in lane header in parenthesis to the right of the lane name.
+ Activities automatically get the participant assignment of the lane they are residing in.