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Enterprise Architect supports serializing BPMN 2.0 Models in BPMN 2.0 XML. The serialized XML file contains both the model semantics as well as the diagram-interchange information.

Access:  Click on a package in the Project Browser, then:

        Project | Model Publisher

        Project | Model Import/Export | Export Package to XMI File: Publish, or
        Right-click | Import/Export | Export Package to XMI: Publish

How To:



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Open the Publish Model Package dialog

Publish Model Package


In the XML Type field, select BPMN 2.0 XML



Click on the Export button to initiate the BPMN 2.0 XML serialization



  1. The package being serialized is assumed to be self-contained
  2. Only the contents of  the selected package are considered for serialization - child packages (and their contents) are ignored
  3. Serialization of the Group element in the BPMN 2.0 Business Process Tool-box is not supported
  4. Serialization of the following items in the BPMN 2.0 Types section of the Tool-box is not supported :
  • InputOutputBinding
  • Participant Association
  • Conversation Association

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