We all recognize the power of cloud and its unbeatable benefits – many covered here. Yet the fact remains: sometimes, you will experience connectivity problems. Whether that “somewhere” is the plane, or a client’s site, Bizagi’s collaboration features mean your productivity will not suffer.
Offline working is available for each diagram individually. Just select the diagrams you want to work on when you can’t find an internet connection. Immediately, Bizagi saves the designated diagrams to be available locally and locks them so other users will not be able to edit them.
To start working offline just open your Cloud model in Bizagi Modeler and click Work Offline in the ribbon.
A new window will display for you to select the diagrams you need available offline. These will be stored locally in your machine. All chosen diagrams will be automatically checked-out to you. Remember that when a diagram is offline, and thus checked out, all the users sharing the model will be restricted from editing their flow and documentation.
All chosen diagrams will be available offline, and the diagrams that were NOT chosen will not be available offline. Make sure the work offline button is disabled to confirm the offline features activation.
The diagrams chosen to be available offline will be displayed as locked for your team members until you check them in again. However all diagrams are available from the Cloud website for reviewing and comments.
As soon as your internet connection is back, press Work Online. This will synchronize your work without checking in it, so your team members can stay up to date with your modifications.
In case you have finished your modifications, remember to click Check in in order to release the control of the model to the cloud.
In case you have more than one diagram, to check them all in, just close Bizagi Modeler. You will be prompted asking to check in all diagrams automatically at the same time.