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Jerome

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You kind of can ...

You have to create them in a library. You then use the library in any of your maps that you want to use the variables in!

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I was presuming they meant the data. If you want to recreate the variables in your new map, then you can, yes.

This is manahed by creating a map segment and creating all the required variables in it. You can then include the map segment in any map (add it to a library if you need to use it in separate procedure files). You can remove the map segment once the variables have been imported into the map.

The alternative may be to save the original map as a compnent with a different name. You can then add the saved compnent to the procedure.

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how do you create a library?

File => new (then little triangle at the right of the 'new' item) => Library

You can also use the dropdown to the right of the toolbar icon.

It is not the most intuitive of operations, I must say!

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I am working with Metastorm BPM for several months now. Up until now I refused working with sub-procedures. Now I would like to give it a try.
As I started to design a question occurs. I have a process that needs to be approved by several inhouse customers.
The customers are defined in the main process, the approval is supposed to happen in parallel. Now the approval would be one map, but has to be invoked several times, ending up with different responsibles. Is that possible with a sub-procedure stage or do I have to work with flag raising again?

Thank you in advance!

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I am working with Metastorm BPM for several months now. Up until now I refused working with sub-procedures. Now I would like to give it a try.
As I started to design a question occurs. I have a process that needs to be approved by several inhouse customers.
The customers are defined in the main process, the approval is supposed to happen in parallel. Now the approval would be one map, but has to be invoked several times, ending up with different responsibles. Is that possible with a sub-procedure stage or do I have to work with flag raising again?

Thank you in advance!

If you really do need several sub-folders, then your best bet is to do it manually with flags, yes.

However, there is absolutely no reason you cannot manage parallel approvals in the process itself. If it stays at the same stage, just remove from the to-do list and move the folder on when the to-do list is empty.

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Can you explain this a  little more detailed? With your suggestion would I have to invoke a child process or manage everything in the mainprocess itself?

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