Open a blank canvas and the libraries including shapes needed for creating BPMN Diagrams.
On the File menu, point to New.-> Click Flowchart, and then double click the icon of Business Process Modeling Notification.
Drag and drop shapes from BPMN Shapes library to the canvas. Drag the green square handles to resize shapes.
You can use Same Size tool under Home tab to let several shapes have the same size quickly.
Change a shape's color and outline by choosing any quick style in the Styles group under the Home tab.
Right-click shapes to set the attributes of each object. Every BPMN shape has some underlying data, or attributes. These attributes specify the appearance of the shape, as well as additional data associated with the shape. Right-click the shape and click Define Shape Data to view and change the main attributes in the shortcut menu.
There are 3 ways to connect BPMN shapes.
The BPMN specification calls for three types of connectors: Sequence Flow, Message Flow, and Association. Connectors you add by using AutoConnect or the Connector tool are Sequence Flow connectors by default. You can change the type by right-clicking the connector and then clicking the type you want in the shortcut menu.
To add a background, go to Page Layout tab and then:
By changing BPMN Diagram theme, you can enhance fill, line and text style altogether at 1 click.
Switch to Page Layout tab, select another theme.
Click Save on File tab to save as the default format. Choose Save as on File tab to save as other formats.
You can choose to save in local files or save in your Cloud. Saving it in Team Cloud can share it with more people.
Hit Export & Send under File to export the BPMN Diagram as graphics, MS files and web documents and so forth.
If the drawing page is larger than the print paper, the drawing will be printed on more than 1 paper.
To print it on only 1 paper,
click More Print Setup... and then choose Fit to.
Here are some BPMN diagram examples. They can help you get inspired and get started quickly to create BPMN diagrams.
Give Edraw BPMN Diagram software a shot. Download and try it for free.