Boundary Error Event Element

Add, delete, change the color, and configure Boundary Error Event elements in your Process model.

Don't Know What a Boundary Error Event Element Is?

See Process Modeling Element Descriptions for a description of the Boundary Error Event element.

Permissions Required

Your user account or group membership must have the following permissions to configure a Boundary Error Event element in the Process model unless your user account has the Make this user a Super Admin setting selected:

  • Processes: Edit Processes

  • Processes: View Processes

See the Process permissions or ask your Administrator for assistance.

Add a Boundary Error Event Element to the Process Model

Follow these steps to add a Boundary Error Event element to the Process model:

  1. View your Processes. The Processes page displays.

  2. Add one of the following Process model elements or connectors to your Process model in which to associate with the Boundary Error Event element:

After placing the Boundary Error Event element, you may drag it to an adjacent side of its associating element/connector. Since Process Modeler displays labels at the bottom of Process model elements and connectors, the Boundary Error Event element displays best at the bottom of its associating element.

Change a Boundary Error Event Element's Color

The Boundary Error Event element and label are black-colored by default. After a Boundary Error Event element is added to a Process model, its shape and label color can be changed. Element and connector colors may only be changed individually.

Follow these steps to change the color and label for a Boundary Error Event element:

  1. View your Processes. The Processes page displays.

  2. Do one of the following to change the color:

    • Select a color swatch: Select one of the color swatches from the color palette. The Boundary Error Event element and label change to that color.

Delete a Boundary Error Event Element

Follow these steps to delete a Boundary Error Event element from your Process model:

  1. View your Processes. The Processes page displays.

Settings

The Boundary Error Event element has the following panels that contain settings:

Configuration Panel Settings

Edit the Element Name

An element name is a human-readable reference for a Process element. Process Modeler automatically assigns the name of a Process element with its element type. However, an element's name can be changed.

Follow these steps to edit the name for a Boundary Timer Event element:

  1. Select the Boundary Error Event element from the Process model in which to edit its name. Panels to configure this element display.

  2. In the Name setting, edit the selected element's name and then press Enter.

Documentation Panel Settings

Edit the Element's Description Displayed in Process Documentation

If the Documentation package is installed, describe the element's purpose and how it functions in the Process. This description does not affect Requests for the Process, but may be useful for Process model maintenance such as how the element is configured. Edit information by using the What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) rich text editor.

A Process's entered documentation displays by selecting the View Documentation icon for that Process.

Package Required

The Documentation package must be installed to view or edit the documentation for a Process element. Use the Documentation package to view documentation for Processes that includes an image of the Process map and entered description of its elements and connectors.

Follow these steps to edit the description for an element:

  1. Select the element from the Process model in which to edit its description. Panels to configure this element display.

  2. Follow these guidelines to use the WYSIWYG rich text editor to stylize your text:

      1. Select the required text from the Rich Text control.

      2. In the URL setting, enter the destination URL.

      3. In the Text to display setting, edit or enter the text displayed in the Rich Text control.

      4. In the Title setting, enter the text to display when a user hovers over the displayed text.

      5. From Open link in… drop-down menu, select one of these options:

        • New window: Select this option to open the destination page in a new browser window.

        • Current window: Select this option to open the destination page in the current browser window.

      1. In the Source setting, enter a URL for the image.

      2. In the Alternative Description setting, enter the text to display if the source URL of the image is not accessible.

      3. In the Width setting, enter the maximum width for the image.

      4. In the Height setting, enter the maximum height for the image.

      5. Click Save.

    • Format text: Follow these guidelines to format text:

      • Headings: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Headings and then select a heading size.

      • Bold: Do one of the following:

        • From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Inline and then Bold.

      • Italics: Do one of the following:

        • From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Inline and then Italic.

      • Underline: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Inline and then Underline.

      • Strikethrough: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Inline and then Strikethrough.

      • Superscript: From the Paragraph/ Formats menu, select Inline and then Superscript.

      • Subscript: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Inline and then Subscript.

      • Code: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Inline and then Code.

      • Paragraph: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Blocks and then Paragraph.

      • Blockquote: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Blocks and then Blockquote.

      • Division: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Blocks and then Div.

      • Preformatted: From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Blocks and then Pre.

        • Select one of the color swatches from the color palette. The selected text changes to that color.

      • Align text: Follow these guidelines to align text:

        • Left align: Do one of the following:

          • From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Align and then Left.

        • Center align: Do one of the following:

          • From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Align and then Center.

        • Right align: Do one of the following:

          • From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Align and then Right.

        • Justify: Do one of the following:

          • From the Paragraph/Formats menu, select Align and then Justify.

Advanced Panel Settings

Edit the Node's Identifier Value

Process Modeler automatically assigns a unique value to each Process node added to a Process model. However, a node's identifier value can be changed if it is unique to all other nodes in the Process model, including the Process model's identifier value.

All identifier values for all nodes in the Process model must be unique.

Follow these steps to edit the identifier value for a Boundary Error Event element:

  1. Select the Boundary Error Event element from the Process model in which to edit its identifier value. Panels to configure this element display.

  2. In the Node Identifier setting, edit the Boundary Error Event element's identifier to a unique value from all nodes in the Process model and then press Enter.

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