Pools and lanes

Product version:
7.2, 7.1, 7.0
Product edition:
  • Community
  • Teamwork
  • Efficiency
  • Performance

A pool is a container for a process in a diagram. A lane is a division of a pool (think of swimlanes in a swimming pool). You can use lanes to group elements of a pool that are functionally related. Typically, a lane contains all the tasks assigned to an actor.

When you create a new diagram it contains one pool, which contains one lane. You can add other lanes to the pool, and you can add other pools.

For a pool, you can configure the following:

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Last update on Jan, 21 2016