South East Training - Business Process Modelling Toolkit
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Hierarchical Expansion of Sub-Processes
- An alternative to in-line expansion is to use hierarchical expansion, with the expanded sub-process appearing on a different page (below they appear on the same page simply to save space).
- The diagram containing the collapsed sub-process is referred to as the parent diagram and the expanded sub-process is referred to as the child diagram.
- Note that the expanded sub-process omits the pool shape. Further, the sub-process does not have the large rectangle surrounding it as we see for the in-line expansions.
- Sub-processes can contain lanes.