Cameo Business Modeler Plugin 19.0 LTR SP1 Documentation


The MagicDraw 16.8 and earlier versions support BPMN 1.1 and Business Process diagrams, this let you to model business processes using the BPMN 1.1 notation.

The support for BPMN 1.1 and Business Process diagrams is no longer availablefrom MagicDraw version 17.0.1. It is replaced by the Cameo Business Modeler support for the BPMN 2.0 specification.

You can convert your MagicDraw projects containing old BPMN profile and Business Process diagrams to the new BPMN 2.0 standard. A backup file will be created for the project conversion. This backup file lets you to find your BPMN 1.1 models when you need them.


To convert a BPMN 1.1 project to BPMN 2.0 by opening it


  1. Open a MagicDraw project that contains a BPMN Profile or Business Process diagram. A Question dialog opens.
  2. Click Yes to convert the project.
  3. Click OK.


To convert a BPMN 1.1 project to BPMN 2.0 by importing it


  1. On the main menu, click File > Import From > BPMN 1.1 Project. The Open BPMN 1.1 Project dialog opens.
  2. Select a project that contains a Business Process diagram and click Open.
  3. Click OK.
A backup file project_name_bpmn1.1.bak is created when the project has been migrated.The file includes the BPMN 1.1 project before the migration.



To convert a Teamwork BPMN 1.1 project to BPMN 2.0


Before migrating a Teamwork BPMN 1.1 project to BPMN 2.0, make sure that other users have not locked the BPMN elements.
  1. On the main menu, click File > Import From > BPMN 1.1 Project. A Question dialog opens.
  2. Click Yes to convert the project. Another Question dialog opens to inform you that all elements will be locked.
  3. Click Yes.
A backup file for a Teamwork project will not be created when migrating the project toBPMN 2.0. Use a Teamwork version as a backup copy that has included the BPMN 1.1 Business Process diagrams before migrating the project.


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