Navigate Around Your Process Model

Navigate a Process model larger than your browser window.

Your user account or group membership must have the following permissions to navigate around 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.

Manual Navigation

Follow these steps to manually navigate around your Process model:

  1. Press the space bar and then use your mouse to pan around the Process Modeler canvas.

Adjust the Viewing Size

If your Process model does not display in your browser window well such that you are navigating around your model with your cursor, adjust the zoom perspective of your model:

  • Increase the viewing percentage to view fewer items.

  • Decrease the viewing percentage to see an overview of the entire Process model.

Follow these steps to adjust the viewing size of your Process model:

  1. Adjust the viewing percentage of the Process Modeler canvas following these guidelines:

    • Zoom out from the Process Modeler canvas:

      • Press the keyboard key combination Control+- (Command+- for Apple keyboards).

    • Zoom in to the Process Modeler canvas:

      • Press the keyboard key combination Control++ (Command++ for Apple keyboards).

    • Click the Rest to initial scale button to reset the Process Modeler canvas viewing percentage to 100%.

  2. Manually navigate around your Process model as necessary.

Quick Navigation Using the Mini-Map

Instead of manually navigating your Process model, quickly view a specific location in your Process model by using the Mini-Map. Doing so saves time and effort from manual navigation.

Follow these steps to quickly navigate your Process model:

  1. Click the location in your Process model that you want to view. The selected location displays.

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