Exporting to XPDL

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Exporting to XPDL

Overview

The XML Process Definition Language (XPDL) is a format standardized by the Workflow management Coalition (WfMC) to interchange business process definitions between different workflow products. The XPDL format can store all aspects of a BPMN diagram, such as attributes, resources, etc. Also some graphical information is held, for example the coordinates of the elements positions.  

 

Bizagi offers the possibility to share your diagrams with others modeling tools that use BPMN notation. You can export your diagrams to XPDL using the BPMN 2.0 notation shapes.

 

For more information about the currently supported XPDL version, refer to Supported standards.

 

To export your diagrams, follow the steps below:

 

1. On the Export/Import tab, in the Export group, click XPDL.

 

Export to XPDL1

 

2. Specify the appropriate folder to save your XPDL file, this folder need Read and Write permissions.

 

Export to XPDL2

 

3. After export to XPDL format, you will be able use it in any program that supports this format.

 

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Exporting to XPDL does not include the Extended Attributes defined in the shapes, these attributes has to be exported manually. Please refer to Exporting and Importing Attributes between Models for more information.

 

4. You can also import a diagram in XPDL format into Bizagi Modeler.

 

Click to learn more about importing a diagram from XPDL