ARIS Express 2.1 offers the following new features compared to the previous version:
Simplified link entry
New symbols: Process interface and location
Extended BPMN modeling support
The Mini toolbar now provides better support when placing symbols. The selection and order of the symbols available there was adapted to the requirements of BPMN modelers.
Add more lanes
You can add several new lanes simultaneously.
Model additional lanes
You can add additional lanes.
Place attributes for horizontal pools/lanes
You can place attributes for horizontal pools or lanes.
Transform sequence flow to default sequence flow
You can transform a sequence flow to a default sequence flow.
Transform the sequence flow to a conditional sequence flow
You can transform a sequence flow to a conditional sequence flow.
Transform the sequence flow to a normal sequence flow
You can transform a sequence flow to a normal sequence flow.
ARIS Express poster
A poster gives you an overview of the available model types and symbols. Click on Help/ARIS Express poster to call it.
At certain points ARIS Express informs you using balloons and refers for example, to the Insert SmartDesign button in the toolbar. If desired you can turn off these tips at any time.
The following was already implemented in ARIS Express 2.0:
Use models from ARISalign
You can check entered text for correct spelling.
Insert graphic from the clipboard
You can directly paste graphics that you copied to the clipboard without using the Paste/Object menu.
You can import graphics in the formats emf, png, jpg, and gif into a model. Use the File/Import/Graphic menu or the pop-up menu.
Model information page
If you open a model's properties, the Information option is available. If you enable this option, the Information page displays the model type, file path, and model language of the model. For example, this is how you can quickly find the location where your model is saved.