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How to create a BPMN Manual Task in IBM Rational System Architect

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How do you create a Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) Manual Task in Rational System Architect?


It is sometimes required to create a BPMN Manual Task.


This can be done using the following steps:

  1. Edit a Process symbol by double click on the symbol from the diagram area or from the System Architect Explorer.

  2. Open the "Execution" tab and expand the list under "Task Type" property.

  3. Select "Manual" from the list and click OK and save the diagram.

  4. Check that an small icon will be placed inside the Process symbol to indicate that this process is a Manual Task (type).

Document information

More support for: Rational System Architect
General Information

Software version: 11.4.2,,,

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1640291

Modified date: 11 June 2013